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Old St. Pat’s Won’t Stage World’s Largest Block Party This Year, But A New Shamrock Fest Is Coming

Instead of the annual summer bash, which the West Loop church staged for 35 years, Old St. Pat's will launch Shamrock’n the Block on Desplaines Street on March 14.

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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.