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Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 2

6:42 AM CST on February 2, 2024

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• Ventra app goes down as Metra's new ticketing changes take effect (NBC)

• South suburban man admits helping set fire to CTA van during 2020 George Floyd protests in Chicago (Sun-Times)

• Ride-hail drivers at vigil for slain workers demand law for more pay, passenger ID requirement (Block Club)

• Driver recovering after crashing into wall of Gary Comer Youth Center at 72nd/South Chicago (Patch)

• Multiple crashes reported yesterday in some suburbs as police warn of "extremely slick" roads (NBC)

• Driver, 85, crashes through wall of Hobby Lobby in Niles, no injuries (ABC)

• Every CTA ride should feel like a "Holiday" (in a good way): Transit agency invites customers to "Strike a Pose on CTA!" for upcoming Madonna shows

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