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Chicago could get vaccines in December, give to lower-risk residents and children by next spring and summerThe city of Chicago expects to begin rolling out vaccines for health care workers later this month and could provide them to lower-risk residents in spring and children by summer, public health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Tuesday. The first distribution of vaccines will go toward Chicago hospitals and health care workers, possibly by the third week of December, Arwady said. The city’s also working with long-term care facilities in the city on vaccines, she said.
Support for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan further erodes as first member of his leadership team says he’s lost her voteA member of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Democratic leadership team announced in a letter Monday that she will not support him for another term.
Justice Department investigating potential bribery, lobbying scheme for presidential pardonThe Justice Department is investigating whether there was a secret scheme to lobby White House officials for a pardon as well as a related plot to offer a hefty political contribution in exchange for clemency, according to a court document.
Notre Dame clinches a spot in the ACC title game as the conference shuffles the schedule to give the Irish and Clemson open dates next weekNotre Dame wrapped up a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game by virtue of the conference shuffling its schedule Tuesday to create an open date for the Irish and Clemson before their likely rematch on Dec. 19.
US panel set to decide who should get the first COVID-19 vaccine shotsAn influential government advisory panel convened on Tuesday to answer one of the most pressing questions in the U.S. coronavirus outbreak: Who should be at the front of the line when the first vaccine shots become available?
Second stimulus check updates: Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says he’s revising his scaled-back COVID relief planThe proposal hit the scales at $908 billion, including $228 billion to extend and upgrade “paycheck protection” subsidies for businesses for a second round of relief to hard-hit businesses.