“And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise.” —Luke 23:42-43 By John W. Fountain I stand in the midst of a world pandemic, on the timeline of Christianity....
By Phil Mattingly, Lauren Fox and Clare Foran, CNN The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus proposal put forward by House Democrats with no bipartisan deal in sight, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have continued talks in an effort...
By Dr. Federico Sanchez, a health enews service from Advocate Aurora Health Taking steps to reduce COVID-19’s contagion presents new challenges in daily tasks, such as buying food at the supermarket, deliveries and takeout, getting fuel, or going to the bank. But following these measures from the Centers for Disease Control...
Chicago is canceling all summer athletic events, parades and festivals due to coronavirus concerns By Mike Ewing, WGN The City of Chicago is canceling “all permitted special events,” including Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago, and other annual summer traditions through Labor Day, according to a release. According to the city this includes all...
State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (D-CH) and Grammy Award Nominee Twista will continue their prison tour to Sheridan Correctional Center on Father’s Day Sunday, June 21, 2020 @ 10:30 a.m. to advocate for a multitude of reforms. Ford’s visit will be for staff support, delivery of crucial COVID-19...
A spokesperson for the cleaning product company said it had a responsibility to give accurate info to the public. By Lauren Egan, NBC News The manufacturer for Lysol, a disinfectant spray and cleaning product, issued a statement warning against any internal use after President Donald Trump suggested that people could get...
By Sean Lewis, WGN TV There are safety concerns as a case of COVID-19 hits the newly reopened Ford assembly plant. The sprawling South Side facility had been shut down for weeks amid the pandemic. Just a day after the Ford assembly plant on South Torrence Avenue went back online, the...
Contributed By The Gary 411 Gary has the right and responsibility to be more restrictive than the state when necessary Businesses, churches, and city hall employees will stay at home one more week, Gary Mayor Jerome Prince announced Friday, May 8 after Governor Eric Holcomb gave the green light to local...
Cabello’s case seeks relief for all Illinois residents By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnews-illinois.com A second Republican state representative on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 filed a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker alleging he overstepped his authority in ordering Illinoisans to stay at home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The outcome...
By Craig Wall, ABC7 News The City of Chicago launched a city-wide effort to recruit and hire contact tracers with about 500 jobs available. The hiring is being done through 31 different community based organizations through a $56 million grant from the federal government. The idea is to create jobs that benefit...