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Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

The Rundown Podcast - Show Tile

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

Shopping safely, Hire Trans Now initiative, an upcoming CPS deadline

Illinois elected leaders and advocates are warning families about recalled or potentially hazardous toys this season. Illinois State Police are making it harder for people to get guns if they’ve had run-ins with law enforcement. Chicago’s public health commissioner is urging holiday travelers to check COVID-19 transmission levels at their destinations before they leave.

Stay in the loop with the Windy City’s biggest news.

Angela Cheng

   

Illinois elected leaders and advocates are warning families about recalled or potentially hazardous toys this season. Illinois State Police are making it harder for people to get guns if they’ve had run-ins with law enforcement. Chicago’s public health commissioner is urging holiday travelers to check COVID-19 transmission levels at their destinations before they leave.

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