Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA officials are set to announce details Thursday morning for a four-year, $492 million plan to improve the Blue Line, the mayor’s office said. The plan, which comes on the heels of the $425 million overhaul of the Red Line, would reduce commute times between downtown and O’Hare Airport by “up to 10 minutes,” officials said.
A nose-numbing cold greeted about 200 striking fast-food and retail workers downtown Thursday, as they protested wages so low they say they often need public assistance to make ends meet.
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Updated: 2013-12-05 10:07:22
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