Hundreds of teachers, school support staff and other union members gathered in September to see Sen. Bernie Sanders speak at a union rally.Kalyn Belsha/Chalkbeat

Bernie Sanders Courted The Chicago Teachers Union Endorsement. Here’s Why It Didn’t Happen

Union support is divided between Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who also visited Chicago teachers during the strike, members said.

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Infant Among 47 Now Dead From Coronavirus In Illinois: ‘Today Is A Really Hard Day’

"Today is a really hard day. There has never before been a death associated with COVID-19 in an infant."

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From Boat Tarps To Face Shields: Chicagoans Are Finding Creative Ways To Get Hospital Workers The Supplies They Need

One woman's quest to make face shields led a North Side boating supply company to start making hundreds of them.

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Chicago’s ‘We Are The Champions’ Singalong Unites Us In COVID-19 Seclusion — Including Queen’s Brian May

WATCH: Chicagoans are posting up on high-rise balconies for nightly singalongs and light shows to show support for health care workers.