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Grubhub, Uber Eats will soon have to disclose fees charged to restaurants

Grubhub, Uber Eats will soon have to disclose fees charged to restaurants

May 12, 2020

Beginning May 22, third-party delivery services such as Grubhub and Uber Eats will be required to disclose...

Chicago Fire Department commander's home site of viral Chicago house party

Chicago Fire Department commander’s home site of viral Chicago house party

April 30, 2020

The townhouse that hosted a heavily-attended party in Chicago's Galewood neighborhood belongs to a Chicago...

America remains divided as US surpasses Spain, Italy and France in combined COVID-19 cases

America remains divided as US surpasses Spain, Italy and France in combined COVID-19 cases

April 11, 2020

Despite harrowing increases in the transmission of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, once-optimistic...

WATCH: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot plays guitar, basketball to 'save lives'

WATCH: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot plays guitar, basketball to ‘save lives’

March 31, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot displayed her many talents in a lighthearted public service announcement...

Gov. Pritzker issues 'stay-at-home' order effective Saturday

Gov. Pritzker issues ‘stay-at-home’ order effective Saturday

March 20, 2020

Amid growing concern surrounding the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced...

Chicago’s New Mayor

Edwin Gramajo, Opinions Editor

May 28, 2019

In April 2019, Lori Elaine Lightfoot (Democrat) was elected mayor of Chicago after a runoff election. Lightfoot was sworn in as mayor on May 20, 2019 at the Wintrust Arena. According to Mayor Lightfoot’s official website, “as mayor, she will work to create opportunity for every Chicagoan—regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orie...

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