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Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 17

9:07 AM CST on February 17, 2023

    • Metra board approves 5-year strategic plan (
    • CTA, US Army announce new veteran recruitment partnership (FOX)
    • Heavy snowfall in norther suburbs blamed for multiple car crashes (CBS)
    • Man charged with shoving Steven Spangler onto tracks at Joliet Metra station on 10/26, causing decapitation (Patch)
    • Man arrested and charged for allegedly being in possession of a gun and knife at Kedzie-Homan station (FOX)
    • Tammy Anderson, Chicago’s dancing crossing guard, to be honored in ‘Windy City Weekend’ segment (Block Club)
    • LA-based comedian David Razowsky used to bike for transportation in Chicago (Axios)
    • Fourth annual International Women's Day Bike Ride 3/8-12 spreads the message of diversity, equity and inclusion (Herald)donate buttonI’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has chipped in so far to help Streetsblog Chicago raise $50K, hopefully by February 28, to keep the site rolling smoothly in 2023. You can make a tax-exempt donation here.Thanks for your support, and have a great winter.– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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