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Map reveals widespread lead pollution in Chicago backyards, parkways

URBANA, Ill. – In backyards and community gardens across Chicago, growers tend fruit and vegetable crops as diverse as the city they...

COVID-19 closures and rules take effect Monday in Illinois

CHICAGO — Chicago will require proof of a COVID-19 vaccine for indoor venues starting Monday. That includes restaurants, bars, gyms and other...

BBC: Chicago’s new African American Heritage Water Trail

Standing before the Little Calumet River on Chicago's South Side, a neighbourhood teeming with black life, art and culture, a dose of...

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

What’s open in Chicago: full reopening plans

Chicago is fully open, and we’re excited to welcome visitors and residents to experience all the city has to offer. In accordance...

Why a 19th-century bank failure still matters

In 1865, Congress set up a bank for newly emancipated Black Americans to help accelerate their economic empowerment. The Freedman’s Savings and...

AP: NBC sets November return for ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Chicago’ dramas

An optimistic NBC said Thursday it will bring “This Is Us” and other scripted series back in November despite the TV...

What’s open in Chicago

Chicago is open and ready to welcome visitors back to our amazing city. During this time, there’s nothing more important to us...

AP: Chicago’s July Fourth weekend ends with 17 dead, 70 wounded

CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago’s bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people fatally shot, including a 7-year-old girl and...

NPR: 1st-Known U.S. Lung Transplant For COVID-19 Patient Performed In Chicago

Doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago announced Thursday they've performed the first successful double-lung transplant on a COVID-19 patient in the...
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Theaster Gates Jr. named Special Advisor to the President for Arts Initiatives

Theaster Gates Jr., professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College and a world-renowned artist, has been appointed Special Advisor...

VOA: VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, September 25–October 1

Thousands of Cubans in Pipeline of US Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program  As U.S. border officials report high numbers...

NPR: A public payphone in China began ringing and ringing. Who was calling?

For years, the public payphone in Beijing — demurely shielded by its bulbous, yellow cover — sat underused, eclipsed by the rise...

[Champaign] UPGRADE YOUR ENTERTAINMENT AT The Virginia Theatre

The Virginia Theatre will have you booked for the entire month of October once you get a peek at their action entertainment enriched schedule!