Teachers strike early Thursday at Benito Juarez Community Academy, a high school in Pilsen.Maurico Pena/Block Club Chicago

Union Reports Progress At Saturday Talks, But Mayor Says School Will Likely Be Canceled Monday

Bargaining between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union ended Saturday night with reports of continued progress on two key issues — class size caps and support staff — but a stall in three other critical areas.

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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.