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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 1

8:59 AM CDT on August 1, 2023


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• Commissioner Gia Biagi announces departure from CDOT

• Chicago Public Schools prioritizes transportation for diverse learners amid bus driver shortage (ABC)

• 78-year-old man shot while crossing street near 69th St. Red Line station (ABC)

• CPD release photos of man suspected of committing armed robbery Sunday 2:15 AM at Grand Red station (FOX

• Freight train collided with driver early Tuesday at Washington in Joliet; No injuries but complete blockage between lowa and Logan (Country Herald)

• Humboldt Park’s growing tent city has some neighbors on edge as officials search for solutions (Block Club)

ABC: "What you need to know about street closures, public transportation in Chicago for Lollapalooza"

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