Chicago voters are increasingly taking up the offer to vote by mail instead of showing up at the polls. Julie Shapiro / DNAinfo

Elections Officials Explore Vote By Mail Programs To Increase Turnout, Security

In Colorado, increased vote by mail options made turnout skyrocket – and officials are looking at how to do that in Illinois.

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After More Than A Century, Independence Library Gets A Home Of Its Own

Officials are set to officially open the Irving Park branch at at 4022 N. Elston Ave. Tuesday.