Articles By Kelly Bauer

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As Illinois Reports 25 More Coronavirus Deaths, Chicago’s Top Doctor Warns City ‘Not Immune’ To Surge

Dr. Allison Arwady said she's concerned Chicago is starting to see its coronavirus numbers rise.

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City Colleges Students Who Had To Drop Out Due To Debt Can Now Get It Cleared And Return To Class

A new program, called Fresh Start, will allow about 21,000 people to return to class if they were previously unable to do so because they had debt they couldn't pay.

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Drivers Get 2 More Weeks To Buy City Sticker Before They’ll Face Tickets

Drivers can buy a sticker online or by going to a City Clerk office, Department or Finance payment center or a neighborhood currency exchange.

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Another 883 People Test Positive For Coronavirus In Illinois

The state reported is positivity rate has risen to 3 percent — but deaths have fallen to six in the last day.

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Chicago Marathon Canceled For 2nd Time Ever Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

The race was set for Oct. 11, but officials announced Monday it has been canceled due to the health crisis.

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City Will Crack Down On Bars, Gyms If Rise In Coronavirus Cases Among Young Chicagoans Continues, Lightfoot Says

The city has seen a "concerning" rise in cases of COVID-19 among people ages 18-29. Because of that, the city is "looking at where these folks congregate," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Just 55% Of Chicagoans Have Filled Out 2020 Census — Which Means City Could Lose Badly-Needed Funds

"The census isn't just about tallying our city's population; it's about making sure we have the resources we need to make sure investments happen all over this city."

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Meet Hazel, Esperanza And Nish: Piping Plover Chicks At Montrose Beach Named By Chicagoans

People submitted more than 300 names for the chicks, and the winners were revealed Saturday. Hazel's name honors Hazel Johnson, an environmental activist known for her work on the South Side.

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Driver Hits And Kills Bicyclist, 72, On West Side

The crash happened early Monday in the 1500 block of South Central Park Avenue.