Illinois | Pritzker slams president, as new Illinois COVID-19 cases again exceed 4,000
As Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker reacted to criticism from President Donald Trump of his restrictions aimed at fighting COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Public Health Sunday announced 4,245 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, including 22 additional deaths.
Education | Harper Promise free tuition program faces changes to keep it sustainableWith more students signing up for Harper College's Promise Scholarship, the program that guarantees free tuition for good grades, attendance and community service is slowly becoming financially unsustainable, college officials say. It's a reality that has led them to consider tweaks to the program now, and perhaps an overhaul later.
Transportation | How Metra may fill its budget hole if there's no federal rescueMetra CEO Jim Derwinski talks about shaky finances, possible service cuts, if capital dollars are off-limits to offset operating freefalls.
Columns | Rozner: Foles does things Trubisky can't as Bears beat CarolinaThe Bears won a game they deserved to win. That's different.
News | Rolling Meadows school shuts down in-person learning until Nov. 4 because of COVID-19Due to concerns raised by recent confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19, Kimball Hill Elementary School in Rolling Meadows will be closed to staff until Oct. 30 and to students until Nov. 4.
Education | Rising virus cases in DuPage County close Elmhurst schoolsAt least one major school district is reverting to fully remote learning for two weeks in response to rising COVID-19 case rates in DuPage County.
Politics | Polling places getting extra sanitizing attention as COVID-19 cases surgeCounty clerks say they are doing what they can to make polling places safer for voters as the number of COVID-19 cases surge in Illinois.
Business | Full of curiosities, Libertyville resale shop helps nonprofitsUpscale Rummage Furniture and Warehouse in Libertyville has thousands of items on display, from traditional resale shop fare like clothing and furniture, to unique items, with proceeds from all sales donated to local nonprofits,
News | Koenen reflects on nearly 40 years of 'wonderful days' serving St. CharlesRetiring St. Charles City Administrator Mark Koenen looks back on nearly four decades of working for the city.
Columns | Feder: Bill Leff to host morning cartoon show on MeTVBill Leff, the affable Chicago radio personality, stand-up comedian and improv actor, will host a national one-hour weekday morning cartoon show on MeTV, the Chicago-based network for nostalgic television.
Politics | Steelworkers union shines "Biden-Harris" light on Chicago's Trump TowerMembers of the United Steelworkers union brought their traveling "bat light" to Chicago overnight Friday to project their endorsement of Joe Biden onto Trump Tower.
Politics | Suburbs to ramp up early voting starting MondaySuburban voters have cast more than 266,000 early or mail-in ballots just weeks ahead of the presidential election, with early voting slated to expand across the region starting Monday.
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- 10:22 AMCOVID delay: New coronavirus relief may slip past election
- 10:22 AMAmerican plans flights with Boeing 737 Max by year-end
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