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Road Weekend Ahead: Memorial Day

Welcome to a special edition of Road WeekEND Ahead for the Memorial Day weekend!

With $4-a-gallon gas spreading like crabgrass, holiday drivers will be extra-happy to avoid fuel-burning traffic delays. The transit agencies are looking out for you.

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Towing them away on the South Side

Move over, Lincoln Towing. Chicagoans have a new “favorite” relocator: Rendered Services Inc.

According to tonight’s Fox News Chicago feature, this towing company has been accused of improperly towing ’em away. In the feature, Rendered was named as the second largest towing company in Chicago, after you-know-who.

So, is it bad business or just bad press? I have no experience with Rendered, so I’ll leave that up to you guys to decide.

For more on “Lincoln Park Pirates” singer Steve Goodman, visit SteveGoodman.net and the web site of biographer Clay Eals.

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Their way: What others are saying

Getting out and about, and talking about it.

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Road Week Ahead: March 10 – March 14

There’s quite a bit on tap for Lake County commuters this week. Highlights include a Lake County Community Forum, a Route 120 meeting, warmer weather, and a new Tri-State lane configuration leading into Cook County.

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