The Pullman Strike led to the designation of Labor Day as a national holiday.Wikimedia Commons

Why Do We Get Labor Day Off? You Can Thank Chicago Workers

A strike in Chicago led to Labor Day being designated as a national holiday.

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COVID-19 Response Fund Grants $8.8 Million To Local Groups Helping Chicagoans Hit Hardest By Coronavirus

More than 140 nonprofits have received grants from the fund, including Thresholds, Beyond Hunger and the Residents Association of Greater Englewood.

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CTA Starting To Have Riders Board At Back Of The Bus

Bus drivers will also be able to refuse to pick up more passengers if they think their bus is too crowded.

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Jim Wolf, Beloved St. Francis De Sales Basketball Coach, Dies From Coronavirus: ‘He Was Amazing’

"Big Wolf," a sheet-metal worker by trade, coached basketball at the East Side high school for the last 15 years. Until his diagnosis, he was helping others, colleagues said.