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Andersonville Farmers Market opens with higher capacity, fewer restrictions

Shoppers visiting the Andersonville Farmers Market can now bring furry friends and touch products before making their purchases. Masks, social distancing and the use of sanitizer are still required though.

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Protesters deliver Mother’s Day card to Pritzker’s house, demand release of incarcerated loved ones

Organizers and mothers with prison abolition groups are demanding that Gov. Pritzker grant clemency requests for Mother’s Day, allowing mothers and children to be reunited.

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Former employee accuses Shedd Aquarium of sexual discrimination

Susan Catherine Edgerton alleges in a federal lawsuit that she was subjected to inappropriate comments, extra duties and double standards while working as the hospitality coordinator aboard the aquarium’s research boat.

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Chicago Muslim organizations launch Ramadan education and outreach campaign

"Ramadan — A Month of Healing & Hope for Humanity," a campaign created by Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago and GainPeace, aims to connect Muslims with fellow community members.

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Jetta Jones, known for art collection, philanthropy, dead at 95

During her time in Chicago, Jetta Norris Jones broke barriers, becoming the first Black woman trustee at the Art Institute. She worked on the mayoral campaign of Harold Washington and later served in his cabinet.

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La Grange teen accuses hockey team of disability discrimination

Morgan Urso was told she could no longer be part of Team Illinois Hockey after she disclosed her experience with depression and suicidal thoughts.

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UPS driver frees Oak Park boy trapped under 97-pound package

The boy’s family decided to share video of the incident to inspire others.

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Little Village activists call for Foxx to arrest officer who shot Adam Toledo

Members of the Little Village Community Council and other advocates made several demands of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, including revoking prosecutor Jim Murphy’s law license and immediately arresting the officer who shot the 13-year-old on March 29.

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Documenting LGBTQ history: Windy City Times an ‘invaluable resource’ for Chicago

After more than 35 years of covering major events like the HIV/AIDS epidemic and writing about diverse communities, Chicago’s main LGBTQ publication is still going strong.

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Loretto Hospital to resume COVID-19 vaccinations at city-run clinic

The site will open on April 21 and will initially serve only Austin residents over age 18. An internal audit of Loretto Hospital revealed around 31% of all its past vaccinations were given to Austin residents.