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Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 3

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• Possible CTA, Metra, Pace merger makes McHenry County leaders worried about diluting local influence say "Chicago should stay Chicago" (Shaw Local)

• Three people died, including a young girl, after a crash involving multiple vehicles Wednesday evening in south suburban Ford Heights (ABC)

• Juan Sebastian Arias is new executive director of Elevated Chicago, which promotes equitable transit-oriented development

• University of Chicago officials, Israel-Hamas war protesters reach "impasse": "The encampment cannot continue" (Sun-Times)

• Chicago’s other Little Italy: Northwest Side Italian hub on Harlem could finally get official recognition (Block Club)

South Side Critical Mass celebrates Cinco De Mayo tonight at 5:45 PM at Nichols Park, 1300 E. 55th in Hyde Park, rolling at 6:15.

CTA: Ride our buses and trains to parades celebrating Polish Constitution Day on Saturday and Cinco de Mayo on Sunday

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