By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Supreme Court refuses to block construction of the Obama Presidential Center.

The ruling comes days after digging started for the project in Jackson Park.

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A group widely opposed to the library filed an emergency motion directed to Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who is assigned to this specific part of the country.

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Justice Coney Barrett declined the motion without comment.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff