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Chicago Fed President Charles Evans on economic recovery: Two more years for GDP to...

By Jeff Berkowitz,Chicago Bureau Chief, Illinois ChannelAugust 3, 2020Chicago Fed President Evans: Two years until full U. S. Economic Recovery Today, I attended, with other media, a virtual press...

IN CHICAGO, DEBATE AROUND POLICE-FREE SCHOOLS RAGES ON

By Megan Sauer Black Lives Matter activists have pushed to cut police funding, but they also are protesting the presence of police in schools. However,...

US House Raises Concerns of Election Interference, Outdated Voter Rolls Ahead of November Elections

by Amy Sokolow, Medill News With just 66 days until the election, Michigan’s secretary of state said more Postal Service help, federal funds and a strong stand to combat...

Increased Benefits for Foster Care Youth Gains Bipartisan Support but Little Traction in Congress

By Samone Blair, Medill News Service Lawmakers announced bipartisan support earlier this month for legislation providing additional benefits for foster youth and families during the coronavirus pandemic after...

Illinois Mandates All Customers at Bars & Restaurants Must Wear Masks When Interacting with...

To further prevent spread, face coverings use will be required during interactions with wait staff and food service workersCHICAGO—The State of Illinois today announced revised guidelines for restaurants...
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Young Voters Can Impact November’s Election but May Need More Information on the Voting...

By Shirin Ali, Medill News Service Young adults have been known as unreliable voters, yet over the last four years this key voting bloc has set historic highs in...
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New Emphasis on Masks and Limits on Gatherings As Virus Cases Increase

August 7, 2020 -- Governor JB Pritzker announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will file emergency rules for businesses, schools, and child care establishments regarding the use of...
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Redeveloping Cairo Illinois as a Major River Port

Cairo, IL August 4, 2020 - It may well be the poorest community in all of Illinois, with scores of abandoned buildings scattered throughout the city. Since riots scarred the city in...
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Trapped: How the Pandemic Affects Domestic Violence Services across Chicagoland

July 30, 2020, by Nicole Girten, Medill News Service Maria Gomez cried while her children slept. She would wake up in the middle of the night with nightmares. The...
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Does the “CARES Act” Present a Funding Threat to Higher Education?

By Danyella Wilder, Amy Sokolow, Yun Hao July 24, 2020 - For-profit colleges accounted for 71 of the 100 schools that received the most emergency...