Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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What’s At Stake For Immigrant Communities In The Vote Over The Fair Tax Amendment

Immigrants of all ethnic backgrounds and varying legal status have a stake in the vote over the fair tax amendment. Here’s what some advocates for immigrants in Chicago had to say about it.

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Molasses, A Nightlife Collective, Is Creating Black Trans Liberation Through Art, Mutual Aid And Self-Defense Series

The grassroots collective of Black and transgender nightlife artists will teach self defense, protest safety and strength training to other queer people of color.

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As Indoor Dining Ban Looms, Restaurants ‘Winterize’ Patios With Tents, Igloos — But Is It Safer Than Eating Inside?

An infectious diseases expert said the safety of igloos, greenhouses and partially-enclosed tents comes down to ventilation and sanitization.

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Lightfoot Won’t Sue To Avoid State’s New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants

City officials and Chicagoans need to "double down" on supporting restaurants, which are facing an indoor dining ban that starts Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Co-Op Owned By Formerly Incarcerated Black Women Wins Grant To Bring More Healthy Meals To South And West Sides

ChiFresh Kitchen in Garfield Park prepares hundreds of free meals each day for partners addressing food insecurity. Now, it'll be able to expand.

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Lightfoot Trying To Stop State From Putting New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the restrictions will hurt businesses that are "hanging on by a thread." But it's almost certain they'll still be imposed starting Friday.

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Voting In Chicago 2020: Here’s Everything You Need To Know For Election Day

Election Day is Nov. 3. Here's everything you need to vote on or before then in Chicago.

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Cuts To City Key ID Program Proposed To Help Close City’s $1.2 Billion Budget Gap

The City Clerk's office will still launch a plan to modernize City Council's operations next year, including implementing electronic voting so residents can watch aldermanic votes in real time.