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Uber Eats Agrees To $10 Million Settlement After Charging Too Much And Listing Chicago Restaurants Without Permission

Restaurant owners will automatically get refunds for overcharged commission fees, which could be hundreds or thousands of dollars for some eateries, city officials said.

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Here’s Where You Can Get Free Flu Shots And COVID-19 Vaccines This Week

Health officials are having to battle flu, COVID-19 and respiratory virus infections, with health care providers feeling the strain

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Meet The 7 Candidates Running To Replace Ald. Sophia King In South Side’s 4th Ward

Seven candidates are vying to represent Kenwood, Oakland and parts of Bronzeville in City Council as King mounts her mayoral campaign.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Howard Brown Health Workers, Protesters Blast Planned Layoffs: ‘I’m Fighting For My Job Because I Love This Work’

The health care center's leaders say they must cut jobs to help reduce costs, but union members say they want proof layoffs are financially necessary.

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Fake DoorDash Accounts Are Scamming Local Eateries And Customers

The delivery service company is investigating the fake accounts which recently targeted Brown Sugar Bakery in Chatham and Smoque BBQ in Old Irving Park.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

This Week In Photos: Navigating A Dangerous Bike Lane, A Fight To Save A Statue And More

PHOTOS: Take a peek at life in the city through the eyes — and lenses — of the Block Club Chicago staff this week.

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Here Are 50 Spots Where You Can Find A Real Christmas Tree In Chicago

Here's where you can find the real trees, wreaths and more in Chicago.

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242 Cars Towed On First Night Of Winter Parking Ban, Highest Number Since 2019

Car owners could pay at least $235 in towing, ticket and storage fees for forgetting to move their cars during the ban, which is enforced even if there's no snow.

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Who’s The Fastest Kid In Chicago? A Citywide Race Will Try To Find Out

The exhibition-style track competition is open to runners 5-14 years old and is free.

Roseland, Pullman

15 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl, Pocket Con And Holiday Markets

Ring in winter with festivities across the city, from trolley rides and tree lightings to sing-alongs and gingerbread house parties.

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Chicago Hit With 40 MPH Winds, Frigid Temps — But It Will Be In The 50s By Friday

It could feel as chilly as 13 degrees overnight and the wind is sticking around all week.

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How Do We Combat ‘Fake News’? A Chicago Professor Is Challenging The Way We See Propaganda

Roosevelt University's Peter K. Fallon explores how to decipher misleading "news" and social media posts in his new book, "Propaganda 2.1: Understanding Propaganda in the Digital Age."

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Chicago’s Youngest Mayoral Hopeful, Ja’Mal Green, Wants Cops, Not Taxpayers, To Pay For Police Misconduct

The activist also wants to create a public bank and believes his youth would benefit the city.

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22 Holiday Pop-Ups And Bars In Chicago To Get You Feeling Festive

This list features 20 holiday-themed pop-ups — and two bonus bars that go all out on decorations — so you can celebrate the holidays with a drink and lots of photos.

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Affordable Housing Near Lincoln Square Brown Line, Other Projects Approved By Key Zoning Committee

The approval comes after years of tense community meetings about the Lincoln Square project, which will sit directly across from the Western Avenue Brown Line station.

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Here’s How You Can Support Block Club Chicago This Giving Tuesday

Any tax-deductible donation you make today will go directly to our reporting team— the ones who bug your alderman and show up to neighborhood meetings so you don’t have to.

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Here’s Who’s Running To Be Chicago’s Next Mayor

As many as 11 candidates could appear on February's ballot as Mayor Lori Lightfoot battles to win a second term.

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Chicago’s Overnight Winter Parking Ban Starts Thursday. Here’s How To Avoid Getting Towed

The ban is enforced whether or not there's snow on the ground. Violators will face a minimum $150 towing fee and a $60 ticket.

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Life And Death In Chicago’s Most Dangerous Bike Lane

In Chicago’s busiest bike lane along Milwaukee Avenue, there have been 50 reported crashes and three deaths since 2020 as cyclists navigate the city’s patchwork approach to safety.

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Ed Burke, Chicago’s Longest-Serving Alderman, Will Not Seek Reelection

Burke has represented his Southwest Side ward more than 50 years, serving 14 terms since 1969. He was indicted in 2019 on federal racketeering, bribery and corruption charges.

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