Smoke from a fire rises at the General Iron Industries in December 2015. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

‘Only Time Will Tell’ If Lightfoot’s Sustainability Czar Can Move the Needle on Environmental Justice

The mayor has finally appointed a policy adviser to guide the city through its environmental challenges. Activists say her pick seems right, but they wonder how much of a difference the appointment will make.

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Former Illinois Congressman Blasts Goya Foods, Joins Boycott Of Company After CEO Praises Trump

Following the ceremony, Goya Foods faced swift backlash from people who urged others never to purchase Goya products again.

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West Side Boxing Club Giving Out Produce, Groceries To Families Sunday: ‘We Want To Run This Indefinitely’

The organization's next food drive is set for noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at the former home of Mission of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1345 N. Karlov Ave

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Young Adults Now Make Up Most Of Chicago’s New Coronavirus Cases, City’s Health Chief Says

"I want to make sure that we are reminding younger Chicagoans that their behavior also can put people they love at risk who may be at higher risk of [a negative] outcome," said Dr. Allison Arwady.