Teachers outside Kilmer Elementary School in Rogers Park picket on the first day of the 2019 teachers strike.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Wins, Losses And Painful Compromises: How 5 Major Issues In Chicago’s Teacher Strike Were Resolved

It’s clear that Chicago teachers are walking away with more than they had before the strike. But the city also ended the impasse having met its goal of limiting new spending to $500 million or less each year.

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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.