Free Gas / NASCAR Gets Green Light / Anderson, Contreras All-Stars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gave NASCAR given the green light to turn city streets into racetracks three years in a row, Jordan Bianchi reports.

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  • look The reaction of White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson at the news that he was named the All-Star Game starter for the American League. (Youtube)
  • On the north side, Cubs receiver Wilson Contreras named All-Star Game starter for the third time. (Nation of Bleachers)
  • A man on a southbound CTA Red Line rush hour train was shot dead and wounded near 69th and State. The 21-year-old was shot in the shoulder. (NBC5)
  • Chicago businessman and mayoral candidate Willie Wilson is donating gas again Saturday. (FOX32)

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