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Chicago Approves $33 Million For School Police Despite Student Criticism

Students from Voices of Youth in Chicago Education said they felt silenced during meetings meant to promote community input, and that having officers in schools at all made them feel less safe.

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Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

A Funeral To A Birthday Party To Church: Here’s How Coronavirus Spread In Chicago

Within weeks, 16 people related to "super-spreading" events had confirmed or suspected cases of coronavirus and three had died.

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With Summer Fest Canceled, South Shore SSA Floats Ideas To Prop Up Businesses Hard Hit By Coronavirus

Ideas for $123,000 in available funds include a delivery service, a website promoting businesses and paying restaurants to feed first responders.

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Basketball Rims Removed From 21st Ward Parks After Alderman Spots Crowded Court: ‘People Are Dying’

The South Side ward has one of the highest numbers of coronavirus cases in the city, but people were still crowding an Auburn Gresham basketball court Tuesday.