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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 27


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• Driver fatally struck John Rutledge, 53, Saturday night at Lewis and Roger Edwards avenues in Waukegan (CBS)

• Man, 36, critically injured by gunfire outside the Western Orange station around 11:52 PM, suspect apprehended (ABC)

• Driver injured after veering off the roadway on I-57 ramp to 159th Street (CBS)

• Children of Soyfa Athamanah, 69, killed by hit-and-run driver in Uptown Tuesday night, beg driver to turn themself in (ABC)

• John argues that Johnson's transportation committee proposing a 20/10 speed limit is a great idea (Picayune Sentinel)

• 9 collisions, 27 near misses prompt pedestrian safety work on Detroit-Chicago Amtrak line (MLive)

• Can live music save transit? Metra: "CTA and Metra Partner to Offer a Virtual Transitpalooza to Lollapalooza"

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