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Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 14

    • Pedestrian hit by Metra Electric train near Windsor Park station (Sun-Times)
    • Arlington Heights to apply for IDOT grants for improved bike, pedestrian paths (Tribune)
    • CTA offers free rides home from Bears game at Soldier Field (CBS 2)
    • Portage Park neighbors support homeless man after CDOT removes bus shelter where he lived (CBS 2)
    • Chicago photographer and influencer Paul Octavious takes the Financial Times on a tour of the city
    • Elk Grove transit fare box company alleges unfair bidding process for CTA contract (Sun-Times)
    • Local CBS station asks whether or not K-9 patrols have helped reduce crime on CTA buses and trains
    • Service on Metra Union Pacific Northwest line affected and one hurt after train hits CTA bus (CBS 2)
    • Police release photos of men wanted for robbery and assault on Red Line train (Fox 32)
    • Man stabbed in the Belmont Red Line station after an argument on train (Fox 32)
    • The Drive offers a look back at the former Chicago Helicopter Airways commuter service
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