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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 6


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• How Chicago’s expressways were born — and furthered segregation (Sun-Times)

• Barrington considers pedestrians gates at rail crossing after high school student Marin Lacson, 17, killed while walking to school in fog (ABC)

• Building crash: Driver slams into structure on 4500 block of South State in Grand Boulevard, abandons car (WGN

• Lexus driver flips vehicle after crashing into police SUV occupied by officer providing security for film shoot at Buckingham Fountain, both injured (CBS)

• Video shows man surfing on CTA train and – shocker! – DePaul transportation expert Joe Schwieterman says it's dangerous and conveys lawlessness (CBS)

• Ventra app issues continue today for some Metra riders (NBC)

• Charged during the Ventra app issues but still no ticket? Here's what Metra says to do (NBC)

• Burger King at Irving/Clark, half mile from Sheridan stop to be replaced with 31 apartments, 31 car spots (only 16 required), no affordable units (Block Club)

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