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Red Line Back to Normal After Weekend Derailment

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    November 5, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- CTA officials said early Monday service on the Red Line was back to normal after it was suspended Sunday due to a minor derailment.

    The derailment happened near the Granville station just after 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

    It stopped trains running between Granville and Howard stations.

    "The best way to remove the

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

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      CHICAGO (AP) — The metal on Zac Vawter's bionic leg gleamed as he climbed the 103 floors of Chicago's iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a mind-controlled prosthetic limb.

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago