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Is Your Weed Shop Open Tuesday? Just 5 Pot Shops Open To Recreational Customers After Supply Wiped Out

Only four shops are apparently open Tuesday — and two were either low on product or were already turning away recreational customers.

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Where’s The Best Place To Eat When You Have The Munchies In The City? Chicagoans Weighed In

Our readers love Jeri's Grill, Mexican food and burgers when they're high.

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Will Buying Recreational Weed Ruin Your Chances Of Getting A Gun Or FOID Card? No, State Officials Say

Despite rumors, there's no database tracking your legal pot purchases, a Chicago Police spokesman said.

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Fraud, Waste, Misconduct: Inspector General’s Report Details Year Of Cases In Chicago Schools

A swim coach reaped nearly $30,000 in payments from three outside groups for the off-the-books rental of a school pool over three years.

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More Chicago Schools Fall Below The Capacity Line. Is Yours On The List?

Six Chicago high schools are less than 10 percent full — and three are over 144 percent full, according to new CPS numbers.

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2020’s First Meteor Shower Will Peak This Weekend — But Snow Could Hide It In Chicago

It'll be chilly and snowy when the Quadrantid meteor shower peaks Friday night into Saturday morning.

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Need A Sidewalk Repair? City Will Open Applications For Popular Cost-Sharing Program On Tuesday

The applications fill up quickly, and residents typically pay $600-$1,500, according to the city.

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Here’s Where You Can Recycle Christmas Trees In Chicago

Some dropoff spots will also offer free mulch starting Jan. 6 until supplies last.