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Sun04202014

Metra Riders Could Face New Fare Hike

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    Many Metra riders could be facing another fare increase this February, just one year after digging deep for the biggest fare hike in the commuter rail line's history.

    Metra's board is expected to vote Friday on a recommendation to raise the price of the popular 10-ride tickets about 11 percent, the Tribune has learned.

    That would mean an increase

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    Hostess Brands Closing For Good

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    CTA Officials Postpone Release of 2013 Budget

      Chicago Transit Authority officials today abruptly postponed release of the agency's 2013 budget after they apparently made some last-minute progress in contract bargaining with CTA's two main operating unions.

      As of earlier this week, talks between two locals of the Amalgamated Transit Union appeared to be stalled, and CTA officials were

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      Firefighter Pulled to Safety from South Side Fire

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      Officer Wounded as Police Fatally Shoot Stabbing Suspect

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        A Chicago police officer was grazed in the leg as she and other officers opened fire and killed a man who lunged at them with a hammer after stabbing another man in the South Chicago neighborhood, officials said.

        The officers first used a Taser on the man when they arrived in the 7900 block of South Shore Drive around 11:45 p.m. and saw him

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