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‘Put It In A Ponytail’: Many Salons Close Up Shop As Coronavirus Spreads, While Others Press On To Keep Paying Stylists

"Hair is not life and death and we can't pretend that it is. [It] has to be on hold for now," one salon owner said. Though the closures will hit stylists and owners hard.

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Chicago Lakefront Will Hopefully Reopen ‘Soon,’ Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says

Lightfoot wants a plan focused on "safely minimizing crowding and, really, having some designated times for particular activities along the lakefront."

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Chicago’s 9 P.M. Curfew Continuing This Weekend, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"We'll look and see what the weekend brings, and if we continue to see this then I'll be the first one to embrace eliminating a curfew," Lightfoot said. "But we're not there yet."

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Fuzzy Newborn Penguins Are At Shedd Aquarium — And Baby Whales And Dolphins Are On The Way

The aquarium announced the pregnancies of two beluga whales and one Pacific white-sided dolphin, who are due this summer.