Mercy Hospital is one of four hospitals that would have combined under a $1.1 billion merger proposal that failed in May.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Mercy Hospital To Close In 2021 After Plans To Merge With 3 South Side Hospitals Fell Through

A closure date is yet to be finalized, though it will occur between February and May.

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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.