Crews remove the Christopher Columbus statue from its pedestal the morning of July 24, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Chicago’s ‘Problematic’ Statues, Monuments Could Come Down After New Committee Reviews Them

The project will begin with the creation of the advisory committee this month, according to the Mayor's Office.

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Pritzker’s Daily Coronavirus Briefings Coming Back As Pandemic Surges In Illinois

The announcement comes as every region of Illinois is facing a spike in coronavirus cases, positivity rates and hospitalizations from the virus.

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Illinois Entering ‘New Wave’ Of Coronavirus Pandemic, With Every Region Seeing Surge, Pritzker Warns

Most parts of the state are seeing hospitalizations rising, a warning sign that deaths will begin to go up.