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Ella Lee is a Chicago Sun-Times intern.

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‘Stories from Six Feet’ documents search for connection in isolation

The photo series encourages Chicagoans to maintain the CDC’s recommendation for social distancing without sacrificing human connection.

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Will cruise nights get a green light?

Most organizers are waiting and hoping they don’t have to cancel because of the coronavirus.

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High school theater performances cut short, canceled statewide due to coronavirus

With crowds limited and schools shut down, student performers have lost their audience and stage.

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Can our hospitals handle the coronavirus outbreak?

A spokesman for the Illinois Hospital Association is urging calm as public health officials figure out the magnitude of the virus locally. But one expert warns "this is going to be a fairly tremendous strain on our health system."

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Rush Medical Center raises tent in ambulance bay to test coronavirus patients

It gives the rest of the facility an extra line of defense against the easily spread virus.

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McDonald’s to release smaller and bigger Big Macs

The two new burgers will be released Wednesday.

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Chicago transit agencies vs. coronavirus

Public transit agencies say they are working to keep trains and buses germ-free, but some aren’t taking extra steps.

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Proposed changes to Metra Electric schedule raises concerns with 59th Street stop, UChicago commuters

As Metra begins implementing new safety systems, it plans to condense the current three groups of stations served to two during rush hour, leading to more stops at some stations, fewer at others and longer rides for everyone.

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Coronavirus disrupting study-abroad programs for some Illinois students

Programs in Italy and South Korea are among those affected, with the U.S. State Department now advising people to reconsider traveling to those countries.

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Operation HerStory to send women veterans on state’s first all-female Honor Flight

The flight departs Oct. 7 and will carry 100 women veterans who served between 1940-1975.