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By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 15, 2008 12:34AM CTA will be spending $227 million in federal funds on improving itself and fixing slow zones. Doors open on the left at "finally." In other CTA news, the Yellow Line is going to start running on weekends. [S-T, Trib]

Chicago police officers made heroic rescues in a fire last night in a Chicago Housing Authority building. [Trib]

This just in: Airport security might be bullshit. [S-T]

Patrick Daley's sewer company did $200,000 worth of business with the Water Reclamation District. [S-T]

Here's a new task for your Chicago drinking game: Every time Paul Sereno discovers a dinosaur, drink. Seriously. That guy discovers dinosaurs like it's his job. IS his job? Anyway, he discovered another dinosaur. [Trib, S-T]

Image by Katherine of Chicago. And Happy Valentine's Day, readers. I certainly love you.