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Extra Extra: Ditch The Car, Save On Transportation Costs

By Amy Cavanaugh in News on Apr 7, 2012 10:00PM

• Chicago Teachers Union officials say teachers at more than 150 schools are ready to go on strike. [WBEZ]

• Two Chicago police officers were injured when their SUV crashed into a stolen car. [Tribune]

• Three women were beaten at a Burger King on the South Side last night. [Tribune]

• Taking the CTA instead of driving could save you $1,000 a month. [Sun-Times]

• An Elgin marine was killed in Afghanistan. [NBC Chicago]

• Mayor tells black firefighters bypassed in 1995 training exam that they're correcting a mistake. [Sun-Times]