Ald Michele Smith joins a group of Lincoln Yards protesters calling to slow down the TIF approval process. Ald. Michele Smith / Twitter

$900 Million TIF For Lincoln Yards Advances As Aldermen Blast Plan As ‘Ripoff,’ ‘Shell Game’

Lincoln Yards will do nothing to reduce economic or racial segregation in Chicago, Ald. Scott Waguespack said. “This will exacerbate the tale of two cities we are faced with."

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host Police Abolition 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.

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Coronavirus On The Rise In Illinois, But Chicago’s Flat For Now, Top Doctor Says

"The main thing is all around us, cases are on the incline. ... We look good in Chicago right now, but Chicago doesn't have a wall around it."