Governor J.B. Pritzker answers questions at a press conference on the updates about COVID-19 in Illinois on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Chicago. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

$14 Million In State Grants To Be Split Among Bars, Restaurants And Hotels Hit Hard By Coronavirus

"Our goal is simple: We understand business has slowed. We do not want businesses to closer forever," said State Treasurer Michael Frerichs.

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Chicago Orders Travelers Coming From High-Coronavirus States To Quarantine For 14 Days

The order comes as states throughout the country — including around Chicago — are facing a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.