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Marin Scott is a Chicago Sun-Times intern.

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Zoo closed? No problem — see the animals via the internet

The Brookfield and Lincoln Park zoos, closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, are using livestreaming to bring the animals and demonstrations to the public.

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What ‘remote learning’ will look like during COVID-19

With public and private schools in Illinois ordered closed, some may switch to remote learning. How will going to school online work?

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Contest seeks new development to revitalize Pritzker Park block

The 15,965-square-foot piece of land next to Pritzker Park will have a chance to become part of the C40 Reinventing Cities competition, a global initiative that works with cities to build sustainable spaces.

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Pretrial detainees to vote at first polling place in Cook County Jail

42 voting machines will be brought in during the first two weekends in March — marking the first time in the country a polling place will be available for pretrial detainees.

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Chicago Scholars on $400K windfall from Team LeBron’s win: It feels ‘like we hit the lottery’

Founded in 1997, the nonprofit provides resources, information and programming to help Chicago’s students get into, through and out of college.

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CPD officer adopts lost dog found while on duty

Chicago Police Officer George Davros noticed a shivering bundle on the side of the road while he was on patrol on the South Side in early January.

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Dixon Elementary student wins Chicago’s first MLK Jr. oratory competition

Mia Roberts was one of 13 fourth- and fifth-graders from Chicago Public Schools who competed in the event Friday.

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Chicago area braces for weekend winter storm

City officials prepared to deploy 287 salt trucks to battle winter conditions expected through Saturday night.