Author Christine Sonntornvat signs books for students during My Very Own Library's winter kick-off at William Ray Elementary Dec. 3.Jean Lachat

Nearly 10,000 Kids Will Receive 10 Free Books This Year Through The ‘My Very Own Library’ Program

Students at 17 public schools and the UChicago Charter School will choose 10 free books this year, and program leaders hope to expand into more schools in coming years.

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After Kushner Blames Coronavirus Failures On States, Pritzker Fires Back: ‘It’s Called The UNITED States of America’

"What the heck has the Trump administration been doing over the last three-and-a-half years?" Mayor Lori Lightfoot added.

Wear A Mask If You Leave Your Home, Gov. Pritzker Says

"Wearing something to cover your face is a good idea based upon what the science says," the governor said.

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53 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Cases Surge To Nearly 9,000

There have now been 210 deaths in the state and 8,904 confirmed cases.