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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, May 31

10:21 AM CDT on May 31, 2023

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  • Permanent expanded outdoor dining program passed committee unanimously and will go to full City Council today (Daily Line)
  • Hit-and-run driver killed man, 39, in Fox Lake early Monday as victim stood on road after his car got stuck in a ditch (CBS)
  • GoFundMe created for Batavia mom critically injured in bike brash (Patch)
  • CTA image released of suspect in robbery near Morse station in Rogers Park on May 18 at about 8:26 p.m. (FOX)
  • Ex-CPD officer stands trial on 5/6 for pinning Park Ridge teen after making false accusation of bike theft a year ago (Tribune)
  • Yesterday Metra's UP-West and UP NW lines received schedules the agency says "better match actual operating conditions" (WBBM)
  • Annual Metra operational costs could range from $8.2M to $12.8M for DeKalb, feasibility study shows (Daily Chronicle)
  • REI brings kayak rentals back to Ping Tom Memorial Park boathouse after three-year hiatus (Block Club)
  • Will CTA and Divvy service be adequate for this weekend's Taylor Swift shows at Soldier Field? Advocates weigh in (Tribune)
  • Chicago, Bike Grid Now hosts "How to Design for Bikes" presentation Wednesday 6/7, 5:30 PM at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington

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Editor's note: After being seriously injured on his bicycle in southern Illinois on April 21, Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield is in the process of recovering. He returned to running SBC on a low-key basis last week, including publishing Today's Headlines and occasionally putting out original articles. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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