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Amid coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says no plans to close Chicago streets to traffic and open them to exerciseAmid coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says no plans to close Chicago streets to traffic and open them to exercise

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says no plans to close Chicago streets to traffic and open them to exercise

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says there are no plans to close Chicago streets to traffic.

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Tracking Illinois coronavirus: 157 deaths, 7,695 reported cases, 43,656 testsTracking Illinois coronavirus: 157 deaths, 7,695 reported cases, 43,656 tests

Tracking Illinois coronavirus: 157 deaths, 7,695 reported cases, 43,656 tests

As the coronavirus spreads, the Tribune is tracking Illinois cases here.

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Chicago police officer’s death linked to COVID-19 will be considered on-duty, entitling family to greater benefitsChicago police officer’s death linked to COVID-19 will be considered on-duty, entitling family to greater benefits

Chicago police officer’s death linked to COVID-19 will be considered on-duty, entitling family to greater benefits

The first loss of a Chicago police officer linked to COVID-19 will be considered an on-duty death, police leaders said…

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1 dead, at least 3 others wounded in shootings since Thursday evening1 dead, at least 3 others wounded in shootings since Thursday evening

1 dead, at least 3 others wounded in shootings since Thursday evening

A man is dead and at least three others were wounded in shootings since 6 p.m. Thursday, Chicago police said.

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A City Colleges employee has died from COVID-19. Coworkers say they were told she had bronchitis.A City Colleges employee has died from COVID-19. Coworkers say they were told she had bronchitis.

A City Colleges employee has died from COVID-19. Coworkers say they were told she had bronchitis.

Union members the school should have been more forthcoming about their coworker's diagnosis and should provide more protective gear.

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‘We can’t make enough mac and cheese’: Processed food is undergoing a renaissance as people settle in for a long stretch of cooking at home‘We can’t make enough mac and cheese’: Processed food is undergoing a renaissance as people settle in for a long stretch of cooking at home

‘We can’t make enough mac and cheese’: Processed food is undergoing a renaissance as people settle in for a long stretch of cooking at home

Food producers are ramping up production amid an abrupt reversal in consumer trends: Shoppers who in recent years shunned processed…

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John Prine update: Wife Fiona reports he is ‘very ill’ with double pneumonia, ‘and yet I remain hopeful’John Prine update: Wife Fiona reports he is ‘very ill’ with double pneumonia, ‘and yet I remain hopeful’

John Prine update: Wife Fiona reports he is ‘very ill’ with double pneumonia, ‘and yet I remain hopeful’

John Prine, the postman from Maywood and Army mechanic who became one of the most revered American songwriters, has COVID-19.

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Social Graces: Quarantining separately from your partner because of the coronavirusSocial Graces: Quarantining separately from your partner because of the coronavirus

Social Graces: Quarantining separately from your partner because of the coronavirus

Here's how to talk to your partner about quarantining separately during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Deer Park man charged in 2018 hit-and-run that killed Schiller Park bicyclistDeer Park man charged in 2018 hit-and-run that killed Schiller Park bicyclist

Deer Park man charged in 2018 hit-and-run that killed Schiller Park bicyclist

A Deer Park man was charged Wednesday in connection with a hit-and-run incident that killed a bicyclist in Barrington Hills…

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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago areaCoronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and Illinois.

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Amid coronavirus outbreak, Wisconsin will vote Tuesday under a stay home order and a massive poll worker shortageAmid coronavirus outbreak, Wisconsin will vote Tuesday under a stay home order and a massive poll worker shortage

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Wisconsin will vote Tuesday under a stay home order and a massive poll worker shortage

Wisconsin’s voting system is teetering under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, but Tuesday’s election will go on as scheduled…

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‘To us right now, time is life.’ Chinese community mobilizing to provide medical supplies to Chicago-area hospitals.‘To us right now, time is life.’ Chinese community mobilizing to provide medical supplies to Chicago-area hospitals.

‘To us right now, time is life.’ Chinese community mobilizing to provide medical supplies to Chicago-area hospitals.

Members of the Chinese community who fought against the coronavirus since its early days in Wuhan are now focusing their…

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Remembering the lives of those in Illinois who died from coronavirusRemembering the lives of those in Illinois who died from coronavirus

Remembering the lives of those in Illinois who died from coronavirus

The Tribune is working to chronicle those in the Chicago area who have lost their lives to the coronavirus. These…

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