Governor JB Pritzker said Tuesday that all of Illinois is on track to move into the next phase of his economic recovery plan. Phase 3 is set to go into effect on Friday.

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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

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

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