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Today’s Headlines for Friday, April14

    • During a time of unreliable transit and multiple highway projects, WBEZ survey asks about your commute habits
    • Driver killed after crashing and being ejected from vehicle in the outbound lanes of Dan Ryan at 28th Street (NBC)
    • Police release image of car whose driver struck Tracy Burton, 55, at Jackson/Laramie and fled (CBS)
    • An update on the current Red and Purple Modernization project (NBC)
    • What should we use the space under the reconstructed north Red Line for? Psst... parks not parking (Crain's)
    • 17 state-owned Siemens Venture business-class cars are now hosting passengers on Midwest Amtrak routes (Trains.com)
    • New housing planned next to Palatine Metra, replacing the legendary, questionably named music venue Durty Nellie's (TRD)
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