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New $900 Million Coronavirus Recovery Programs Will Focus On Businesses, Rent Relief And More

Renters in Illinois will be eligible for $5,000 grants to cover rent expenses if they lost their jobs due to coronavirus.

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Pot Shop Applicants Getting 2nd Chance To Try To Get Illinois Licenses After Protests, Lawsuits

The change comes after weeks of criticism, protests and mounting lawsuits over how the state awarded points

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How A Pilsen Food Pantry Grew To Help Neighbors In Crisis: ‘The Community Has Come Together To Make This Happen’

When coronavirus hit the neighborhood hard, the Pilsen Social Health Initiative expanded its mission, opening a thrift store and hosting a social worker to get families the help they need.

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‘Spinning Home Movies’ Returns Thursday With An Original Composition From avery r. young

The series' second season, which kicks off Thursday evening, continues the South Side Home Movie Project's months-long collaboration with Chicago musicians to soundtrack local amateur films.