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The Spin: Lightfoot announces contact tracing effort | Kinzinger calls out Trump in tweet | Preckwinkle uses her 1st veto as County Board president

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot today announced Chicago’s newest effort to ramp up coronavirus contact tracing efforts — a key factor in the city’s and state’s phased reopening plans. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today vetoed a controversial resolution commissioners approved last week that would...

Six Flags Great America Unveils Reopening Plan; Management Says It Could Open Safely Today

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Although parking lots and rides are still empty at Six Flags Great America and the theme park is scheduled to remain closed under the governor’s stay-at-home order until Phase 5, management has an extensive reopening plan they hope will jumpstart the rides...

Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go’ — but Lightfoot wants a chaser

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Hand sanitizer is seen between a cocktail and a beer tab at The Instiution bar in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week. | Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images While Mayor Lori Lightfoot is supportive of the plan, city officials are exploring changes to it. The...

‘Noble Army’ Makes Thousands of Face Shields for Health Care Workers

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‘Noble Army’ Makes Thousands of Face Shields for Health Care WorkersTuesday, May 26, 2020 - 18:15

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