Kids at an Uptown elementary school need a gym, but owners of nearby mansions say it would come too close to their subdivision. Jonathan Ballew / Block Club Chicago

Uptown Kids Need A New Gym, And Aldermen Say They’ll Fight Mansion Owners ‘Tooth And Nail’ To Make It Happen

McCutcheon Elementary students were thrilled when they got funding for a new gym annex — but a neighboring homeowners association is suing, saying the gym would disrupt their community of historic mansions.

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Death Of Chicago Infant From COVID-19 ‘Highly Uncommon,’ Pritzker Says While Trying To Reassure Scared Parents

"This is not something we should expect to hear a lot more of because it's just not happening very often at all," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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More Than 1,100 New Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Illinois And 18 More Dead

There have now been 4,596 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the state and 65 deaths. A total of 27,762 people have been tested.

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Infant Among 47 Now Dead From Coronavirus In Illinois: ‘Today Is A Really Hard Day’

"Today is a really hard day. There has never before been a death associated with COVID-19 in an infant."