A construction worker works near a drill used to excavate a 70-foot hole which will soon house one of the columns for the CTA Red-Purple Bridge near School Street in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood on Dec. 17, 2019. John Owens/Block Club Chicago

Crews Are Digging 70-Foot Holes Along The Future CTA Belmont Bypass In Lakeview. Here’s Why

One of the many obstacles faced to date on the Red-Purple Line Modernization Projects is avoiding underground utilities that are almost a century old.

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.