Monarch butterflies are among the species that could be lost in Chicago — but residents can help by planting pollinator-friendly native plants like milkweed.Pexels

Monarch Butterflies Are Disappearing From Chicago — But The Field Museum Has An Idea For How We Can Save Them

Scientists want Chicagoans and other city dwellers to plant milkweed — but cities could prevent that by fining people who let native plants dominate their yards.

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West Side Group Wins $300,000 Grant For Program That Helps Young Men At Risk Of Violence Become Local Leaders

The grant will allow MAAFA Redemption Project to rehab a building to house more men in the program, which provides job training, counseling and mentorship.

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Here’s Where You Can Vote Early And Safely Drop Off Vote-By-Mail Ballots In Chicago (MAP)

Early voting will kick off Oct. 1 and officials will start sending out vote-by-mail ballots Sept. 24.

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Hyde Park Jazz Festival Wants You To Support Musicians This Weekend — Just Don’t Mob Their In-Person Concerts

Saturday's concerts will be livestreamed from the Logan Center on the University of Chicago campus. Sunday afternoon's performances will be livestreamed and held at 18 locations throughout Hyde Park.