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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 8

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  • Illinois legislators pass controversial I-55 road expansion legislation (Planetizen)
  • Chicago man's blood-alcohol level was over twice the legal limit in fatal Bensenville crash (FOX 32)
  • Bond set at $1 million for Chicago man charged with aggravated DUI in deadly crash (DuPage County)
  • 2 injured in Streeterville crash; suspect wanted for hit-and-run: Chicago police (ABC)
  • 2 injured in hit-and-run crash on Lake Shore Drive near downtown Chicago (FOX 32)
  • Metra rail defeats engineer's race, religious bias suit (Law 360)
  • CTA Roosevelt station saw 34K additional riders, and #146 bus saw 9K more rides during Tayor Swift shows (CBS)

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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 recently returned to running SBC on a low-key basis, 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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