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Boarded-Up Wicker Park Businesses Have A Message For Customers: Black Lives Matter

Two shops have temporarily stopped sales and instead are urging customers to support Black-owned businesses and organizations in Chicago.

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Protesters Encouraged To Get Coronavirus Testing. Here Are The Sites

"My hope is that we don't get to a point where we actually start to see a significant increase again," said the city's top doctor. "I don't think it's possible that we won't see any effect of that on the numbers."

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Chicago Moves Into Coronavirus Phase 3 Today. Here’s What To Expect

Big changes have come: More businesses will be able to open their doors, offices can reopen and people will be able to gather in groups of 10 or fewer.

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LIVE UPDATES: Downtown Starts Reopening Wednesday, Mayor Lightfoot Pledges To Speed Up Police Reforms

Block Club reporters are following what’s happening in neighborhoods all around the city.

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West Town Neighbors Spend Night On Chicago Avenue To Support Protesters, Deter Looters

Neighbors said they wanted to simultaneously protect their small businesses from looting while supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Hidden Gas Can Rumors Not Verified, Police Say — And Fire Department Says Things ‘Calming Down’ After Brutal Weekend

Social media posts about gas cans in Chicago alleys and sections of town being "burnt to ashes" are unfounded, officials said.

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Chicago Is Moving To Phase 3 Of Reopening After Coronavirus, Despite Protests, Vandalism

"I want to tell the city now, after a lot of consultation and, yes, a lot of prayer, we will reopen tomorrow and take this important next step as planned," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday.