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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

Start of St. Paddy’s festivities, police overtime lawsuit, digital state IDs

Chicago kicked off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a green river and South Side parade — also marking three years since health officials declared the COVID-19 pandemic. Police won a lawsuit against the city of Chicago – and they say they’re now owed a lot of overtime pay. Illinois’ new secretary of state says digital IDs could be on the horizon.

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

Angela Cheng

 

Chicago kicked off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a green river and South Side parade — also marking three years since health officials declared the COVID-19 pandemic. Police won a lawsuit against the city of Chicago – and they say they’re now owed a lot of overtime pay. Illinois’ new secretary of state says digital IDs could be on the horizon.

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