Old Town School of Folk Music teachers at a Dec. 11, 2018 rally for their unionization effort.Alex Hernandez / Block Club Chicago

Old Town School Of Folk Music Teachers Vote To Join Illinois Federation Of Teachers

A majority of teachers voted to form the Old Town Teachers Organization, or OTTO.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.

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City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.