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Ald. Sposato Calls Columbus Protesters ‘Savages’ At Police Budget Hearing

The Northwest Side alderman made the comment during a contentious City Council hearing about the Chicago Police budget.

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Record-Breaking 6,363 New Coronavirus Cases Reported In Illinois — And 56 More Deaths

The most recent victims included 13 people from Cook County, including a man in his 40s.

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Bars, Restaurants Can Keep Selling Liquor Until 11 PM, And City’s Business Curfew Moved Back

The city's curfew for non-essential businesses has also been moved back until 11 p.m. The Mayor's Office said the changes mean the city's rules will more closely match the state's restrictions.

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Chicago’s Fire Department Is Overwhelmingly White — And It Needs To Change, Aldermen Say

About 60 percent of the Fire Department is white. Fire Commissioner Richard C. Ford said he's hamstrung in hiring, as the last entrance exam was held in 2014. The next test will happen in 2021.

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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.