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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Pitchfork Lineup Announced: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run the Jewels, The National To Headline Fest

Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Big Thief, The Fiery Furnaces and Twin Peaks will also rock the fest.

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Elected School Board Bill To Get A Renewed Push In The Illinois Legislature

Elected school boards exist in 90% of school districts across the country, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study.