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State Shutdown Will Last ‘Deep Into April,’ Lightfoot Predicts — And She Doesn’t Want Trump’s Advice

"We cannot afford in Chicago to be guided by anything that President Trump says. We just can't," Lightfoot said. "It's not reliable. It's not based on data or science."

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.