State Rep. La Shawn Ford with Rep. Danny K. Davis and hospital leaders of Loretto Hospital. Provided

With No Testing Sites And Mask Shortages, West Side Hospitals And Neighborhood Leaders Ask For Help

Communities vulnerable to COVID-19 are asking the city and state for testing, masks, and supplies to relieve deep health disparities faced by black residents.

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.

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Lane Tech Votes To Nix ‘Indian’ Mascot

In a community survey with thousands of responses, about half said they wanted Lane Tech to stop using its mascot and other related imagery, saying it reinforces harmful stereotypes of Native Americans.