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Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 21

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• Forest Park Blue Line service impacted by construction beginning this weekend (NBC)

•Male pedestrian, 14, critically injured after driver slammed into Hinsdale pizzeria Monday has died (WGN)

• SUV driver seriously injured female pedestrian, 40, at 59th/Pulaski in West Ridge Wednesday morning (ABC)

• Train evacuated after man gets on CTA Red Line tracks near 47th to search for cell phone (CBS)138 parking spaces

• Tower near Morgan Green stop will have 460 units, 92 affordable, 138 car spaces (Urbanize)

• Former Cabrini Green site set to get over 700 new housing units (Block Club)

• After Taylor Swift shows boosted CTA ridership, agency promotes service to Beyonce shows: "Let CTA Provide the Royal Treatment" (CTA)

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