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Sunday, March 26
As if the pending construction on the already infuriating Dan Ryan expressway [reg. required] won't be enough of a headache, some Chicago pols are insinuating an influential South Side congressman--who was left nameless--would be diverting the federal funds for some or other purpose. This could stall the effort, or, worse, prolong it. Time to invest in a Metra pass if you live in the South Suburbs.