A CREATE conference attendee talks with representatives from Canadian Pacific, one of 40 exhibitors participating in Thursday's event at Kennedy-King College.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Minority Contractors Looking To Get A Piece Of Multimillion Dollar Railroad Project Gather In Englewood

The networking event aimed to show minority-owned businesses how to get a leg up on the bidding process.

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Chicago Orders Travelers Coming From High-Coronavirus States To Quarantine For 14 Days

The order comes as states throughout the country — including around Chicago — are facing a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.