Gov. Bruce Rauner outside the Thompson Center in 2015. David Matthews / DNAinfo

Thompson Center Won’t Be Sold This Year — Blowing $300M Hole In State Budget

The building with its salmon pink and baby blue color scheme is beloved by preservationists, who are breathing a sigh of relief.

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73 More People Die Of Coronavirus In Illinois In The Worst Day To Date

There have now been 380 deaths in Illinois. An additional 1,287 positive cases were added in the past 24 hours.

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New Pilsen Mural ‘We Will Figure It Out. Aqui Juntos’ Inspires Hope During Coronavirus Crisis

"We wanted to let our neighbors know we are thinking about them," artist Shelby Rodeffer said.

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Undocumented Chicagoans Are Eligible For City’s Coronavirus Relief Benefits As Mayor Signs New Order

Undocumented people pay taxes — but the federal government isn't helping them with relief programs during the pandemic, so Chicago is stepping up.