WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Sept. 11, 2020

CPS kicks off remote learning. Aldermen pass affordable housing protections in Woodlawn. Plus, a legal battle over Illinois’ cannabis lottery.

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and top school district officials dropped in on remote lessons on the first day of school on Sept. 8, 2020 as part of a larger effort to get as many students engaged in remote learning as possible.
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and top school district officials dropped in on remote lessons on the first day of school on Sept. 8, 2020 as part of a larger effort to get as many students engaged in remote learning as possible.

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Sept. 11, 2020

CPS kicks off remote learning. Aldermen pass affordable housing protections in Woodlawn. Plus, a legal battle over Illinois’ cannabis lottery.

Nearly two dozen groups sue Illinois over its cannabis license lottery. Chicago Public Schools start the school year remotely. Plus, aldermen vote to protect affordable housing around the planned Obama Presidential Center.

Reset breaks down the biggest news of the week in our Friday News Roundup with guest host Kimberly Egonmwan.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, WTTW Chicago politics reporter

Mick Dumke, reporter and columnist ProPublica Illinois