Maurice Nix, a 25-year regular at The Green Mill, visits the bar on the first day of Phase Four of reopening on Friday, June 26. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Bars Linked To Coronavirus Spread Across Illinois, State Officials Say After City Defends Indoor Service

City officials have been criticized by residents who say they're sending mixed messages by allowing residents to gather inside bars, around strangers, while telling them not see groups of family and friends at home.

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.