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Block Club: "Mayor sticking with embattled CTA boss for now as Gov. Pritzker calls for 'new leadership'

Sun-Times: "CTA touts its 'Second Chance' program for ex-offenders, but few end up with permanent jobs"

• Speeding driver crashed into home at Westmoor/Greenbay in Winnetka, fled on foot and was taken to hospital (CBS)

Hoodline: Urgent search for missing Chicago teen Samuel Gonzalez, last seen on CTA

• Op-ed from UIC prof: Passing an Idaho Stop law in Chicago, allowing bike riders to treat stop signs like yield signs, would help save lives (Tribune)

Frequent op-ed writer Ed Bachrach: Pedestrianizing Clark benefits "the few [3,200+ petition signers] who favor such a closing" but hurts drivers (Tribune)

• Why are drivers using Garfield Park’s walking paths, similar to Hyde Park's Promontory Point? Neighbors want City to step in (Block Club)

• Plan to preserve building character on Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square, Avondale moves forward (Block Club)

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