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CTA gives heads up about possible Blue Line delays this weekend

Date: 
03/26/2020
CTAElev

Track maintenance along the Blue Line this weekend may cause slight delays according to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). 

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COVID-19 More Closings

STAY HOME SAVE LIVES! Closed: Parks, playlots, The 606, Riverwalk and the lakefront

Date: 
03/26/2020
MayorLightfoot

Mayor Lori Lightfoot along with Chicago Police Department's (CPD) acting Superintendent Charlie Beck, Chicago Park District CEO Michael Kelly, Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady and several suburban mayors echoed "STAY HOME SAVE LIVES" in a press conference early this afternoon.

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COVID-19: Non-compliance with "stay-at-home" and social distancing shuts down Lakefront

Date: 
03/26/2020
Lakefront

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made it clear in her Wednesday press conference that if Chicagoans did not abide by Governor J.B. Pritzker's order to stay-at-home and maintain social distancing, not having parties and flooding the parks with group activities, she would shut down the lakefront and Chicago Parks. 

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letters to the editor

Is the economy more important then our most vulnerable?

Date: 
03/25/2020
LtGovDanPatrick

On Monday, talking about the Covid-19 pandemic, [U. S. Pres. Donald J.] Trump said “...We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself.”

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Take a deep breath and a break…some good news

Date: 
03/21/2020
kites

Considering the last few days of "confinement" and now the official "stay at home" order, you may be feeling unusually anxious, wondering if this will ever be over and whether you are going to survive. 

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SCAM ALERT: COVID-19 Testing

Date: 
03/21/2020
Scams

People are going door-to-door saying that they are authorized to do home testing for the Corona virus.

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Health

Chicago Order: Sick residents stay home!

Date: 
03/19/2020
CoronoCaseChartIL

UPDATE: Governor Pritzker just announced three more coronavirus deaths in Illinois...more to follow.

All residents in the City of Chicago with confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) illness or who are exhibiting symptoms of the illness are ordered to stay home, according to a Public Health Order signed by Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady today. 

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Arts

WPB Weekend Arts Guide: The Socially Distant Edition

Date: 
03/19/2020
MarzinaAbrah

With all of the social distancing measures and response to the spread of COVID-19, the numerous galleries, businesses, and organizations that support the arts in Wicker Park and Bucktown have been faced with unprecedented challenges. In addition to cancelling events and gatherings, many have closed temporarily while others work to find ways to stay open in accordance with the best practices outlined by the CDC.

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