The entrance to the South Shore Nature Sanctuary was blocked by fencing last week. Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

After South Shore Nature Sanctuary Blocked By Fencing, Park District Commits To Restoring Access

The blocked sanctuary access appears to stem from a misunderstanding between the park district and a contractor who is demolishing the beach house, a park leader said.

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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.