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Entrepreneurs Of Color Fund Gets $3.6 Million Boost To Help South And West Side Small Businesses

In the fund's first year, 130 loans were made to small businesses, with more than half going to women-owned businesses.

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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."

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The Taste of Chicago Is Back As The ‘Taste of Chicago To-Go’

Instead of a massive event in Grant Park, this year’s Taste will go virtual with community meals hosted by Chicago residents, online cooking classes, and music and dance events.