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CPS Giving Parents A Week To Decide Whether To Send Kids To School Or Choose Remote Learning

District officials said they need time to plan based on how many families choose all-remote learning. The Teachers Union wants CPS to open for remote learning only this fall.

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New Pop-Up Library In Avondale Allows Residents To Donate, Pick Up Books For Free

With bookstores and donation centers closed during the pandemic, the library allows people to drop off books they no longer need.

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Bars Can Now Apply To Open Sidewalk Cafes For Customers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Previously, only restaurants were allowed to apply for and open a sidewalk cafe. The city hopes the change can help alcohol-only bars and taverns stay afloat.

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Logan Square Coffee Shop Opens On Same Block Where Owner Ran Beauty Shop 9 Years Ago: ‘This Is My Dream’

“I’m a single woman, an immigrant. … I worked very hard for this coffee shop. This coffee shop is my heart,” Luz Marriaga said.

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California Clipper Landlord Sues Brendan Sodikoff For More Than $93,000 In Unpaid Rent, Building Damage

It’s the latest development in The California Clipper saga, which started in May when Sodikoff abruptly shut down the beloved Humboldt Park bar.

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Humboldt Parker’s Home-Grown House Plant Business Flourishing During Coronavirus

Marcus Kirby went from making $1,500 a month as a server to $15,000 a month selling house plants out of his apartment. "It doesn't feel real to me. ... When do I wake up from this?"

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2nd Scooter Pilot Starts Aug. 12 With Bird, Lime And Spin

The city will allow vendors to leave scooters out at night. Last time, vendors had to pick them up at night and re-deploy them in the morning.

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High School Football Moved Back To Spring After State Makes New Coronavirus Restrictions

The rules, which go into effect Aug. 15, apply to people of all ages and cover almost all areas of athletics.