A Field Museum volunteer works with a child.Lucy Hewett, Field Museum/Provided

Field Museum Will Give You A Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of Its Huge Collection — If You Volunteer This Week

The museum is hosting an event, WeDigBio, where volunteers can help digitize information on its fossils, plants and other specimens.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.

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City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.