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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

Chicago COVID risk, LaSalle Street revitalization update, lame duck starts

Chicago remains at a medium risk level for COVID-19, but Chicago’s public health commissioner predicts that won’t last long. Developers have pitched $1 billion in renovations as part of Chicago’s Revitalize LaSalle initiative. Illinois lawmakers are back in Springfield for the lame duck session this week.

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

Angela Cheng

 

Chicago remains at a medium risk level for COVID-19, but Chicago’s public health commissioner predicts that won’t last long. Developers have pitched $1 billion in renovations as part of Chicago’s Revitalize LaSalle initiative. Illinois lawmakers are back in Springfield for the lame duck session this week.

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