Chicago-born punk band Rise Against performed a virtual show from the Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., raising money for struggling independent venues. CIVLization, a new virtual music festival raising money for the industry in Chicago, kicks off 8 p.m. Friday.YouTube

Rise Against Performs Virtual Show From Metro To Support Indie Concert Venues

The virtual Save Our Stages Festival raised money for independent music venues struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Chicago Failing To Enforce Recycling Rules In Big Buildings, Businesses — And Has Abysmal Results To Show For It, Watchdog Says

The city “makes no attempt" to identify big building owners who don't offer recycling, even though more than 40 percent of Chicagoans live in high-density buildings, the inspector general said.

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Coronavirus Kills 238 More Illinoisans, The Most Deaths Reported In A Day Yet

Among the most recent victims were 71 people in Cook County, including four women and men in their 40s. At least 12,639 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.