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Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 30

    • Most Chicago mayoral candidates support allowing drivers to speed by 9 mph near parks and schools (Sun-Times)
    • Greater Chicagoland Economic Partnership collaboration between Chicago and 7 counties launched this month (CMAP)
    • Crain's editorial: Johnson's idea of a Metra tax at a time of low ridership and Loop office occupancy is "not smart"
    • 2 drivers collided at Washington/Laverne in Austin. Both struck Jennifer Kelleher, 25, crossing street, killing her, and fled. (WGN)
    • ...GoFundMe page launched to help support Kelleher's family
    • A person was struck and injured Sunday morning on I-90 near River Road after being involved in another crash (CBS)
    • Slippery conditions blamed for 20-vehicle pileup on I-94 near Illinois/Wisconsin border (ABC)
    • Man charged for New Year's Day robbery on Grand Red Line platform (FOX)
    • Chicago’s plan to make crosswalks accessible for blind pedestrians moving at a crawl (WTTW)
    • As part of merger, CP and KCS say they will work with suburbs to address traffic concerns (
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