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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 22

9:22 AM CDT on March 22, 2023

    • 3-year Kennedy Expressway construction project, including closure of two southbound lanes, now underway (ABC)
    • "Significant delays" expected on DuSable LSD through May for Obama Center road widening (Block Club)
    • Woman, 78, killed, 6 injured, including 2 children, after teen driver struck another vehicle at Peterson/Kimball (NBC)
    • 2 injured, 1 critically, after driver hit tree around midnight near Fullerton/Central in Belmont Cragin (ABC)
    • Woman, 46, stabbed another woman near eye with screwdriver during late-night fight at Forest Park terminal (FPR)
    • Letter: Smoking on the 'L' is a health hazard that discourages ridership, and could be easily addressed through more policing (Sun-Times)
    • Letter: Metra's plan to switch to regional rail with more frequent non-rush service is a great idea (Tribune)
    • Cook County approves $5M for Metra's $38M rehab of 95th/Cottage Grove station in Roseland (Connect CRE)
    • John argues that fixing potholes for drivers should be deprioritized in ward budgets in favor of walk/bike/transit projects (WBEZ)
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