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The CTA announced today that it is raising the price of its weekly and monthly passes under the $1.39 billion budget it unveiled Tuesday. Weekly passes will increase from $23 to $28, and 30-day passes will jump from $86 to $100. CTA riders had a predictably negative response.

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The man, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an argument between the two began, police said.
Overwhelmed by fear and anxiety, man considers running away or killing himself.
Days earlier, a shootout between two people left a woman dead and two others wounded, including one of the alleged gunmen, according to police.