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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 18

9:00 AM CDT on August 18, 2022

    • Metra board approves plan to convert up to 6 of the oldest diesel locomotives to battery power
    • Union Station will get $3M in federal funding for design process for renovations concourse level (Durbin)
    • Block Club talks with planners and South Siders about the Red Line Extension
    • Memorial held for Angela Short, 14, killed by allegedly intoxicated driver at bus stop (ABC)
    • Anthony Dinion, 40, died Tuesday after being shot in thigh during altercation at 69th stop days earlier (Tribune)
    • Fox Chicago rides the south Red Line with a large group of CPD transit officers
    • Letter from SBC reader James Anderson: Instead of widening Ike, reopen shuttered stations (Sun-Times)
    • City lets drivers park in bike lanes for days, forcing cyclists into dangerous situations (Block Club)

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