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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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The state was no. 1 in 2021, and has ranked in the top 10 every year since the rankings began in 2010. Read more here.

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Interior Minister Denys Monastyrskyi, who oversaw Ukraine’s police and emergency services, is the most senior official to die since Russia invaded nearly 11 months ago. Read more here.

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