Gov. JB Pritzker has proclaimed Nov. 18 as Piping Plover Day in Illinois. Provided

‘Piping Plover Day’ Declared By Governor To Honor Rare Birds That Nested At Montrose Beach

A new documentary on the fight to save the rare piping plovers will debut on Nov. 18, which is now Piping Plover Day in Illinois.

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Movie Studio Becomes Food Pantry Warehouse Serving Families Impacted By Coronavirus

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is seeking volunteers to help pack boxes of food at the facility donated by Cinespace Film Studio.

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U Of I Family Health Clinic In Pilsen Now Testing For Coronavirus

People experiencing mild to moderate symptoms can request an appointment by phone.

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Want To Avoid Crowds But Be In Nature? Social Distance In These 10 Chicago Parks

Officials have said it's OK to head to the park, but people should keep their visits short and abide by social distancing and hygiene guidelines while there.