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A Chicago City Council ordinance to transfer a chunk of Englewood’s roads to Norfolk Southern Railway was blocked today by the presiding alderman — the latest twist in the freight company’s multiyear plan to double the size of one of its rail yards despite pushback from local residents.
Meanwhile, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s campaign spent twice as much money as she raised in the final three months of 2022 as she launched expensive television ads aimed at rebuilding momentum in her bid for reelection.
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