Lakefront restaurants have struggled with different reopening rules than other restaurants in the city, even though it could be better situated for social distancing than many of the bars and restaurants that have been open for months.

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Chicago's Museum Of Broadcast Communications Highlighting Tv's Impact On DebatesThe camera known for changing the election is on display at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications. Also in the collection: a map showing the well-thought out flow of the first ever TV debate.
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Streets And Sanitation Supervisor Under Investigation After Racist Text MessageA city employee says her heart sank when her supervisor texted a message with the N-word, while on the job. Only on CBS 2, that text is now the subject of an investigation, and the recipient of the message shared her story with CBS 2's Tim McNicholas.
Lawsuit Coming In Hopes Of Getting Illinois Student Athletes Back On FieldA lawsuit is soon expected to be filed by some parents in hopes of putting Illinois student athletes back in play. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
IDES Callback Message To Leah ChiestderLeah Chiestder contacted CBS 2 saying she was 'livid' about this callback message from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
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A Pattern Of Heartbreaking Failures At DCFSGov. JB Pritzker has promised to make changes at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to protect children like a girl who was killed this past weekend, Serenity Arrington. Still, as CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, dozens of children whose families were investigated by the DCFS have been killed in just the last year.
DCFS Had Past Contact With Family Of 5-Year-Old Girl Stabbed To DeathSimone Austin was ordered held without bond Monday in the murder of her 5-year-old daughter, Serenity Arrington, on the city's West Side. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
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White House Sending 100 Million Tests To States To Help Reopen SchoolsMore than 100 million rapid COVID-19 tests from Chicago's Abbott Laboratories will be shipped across the country for free. 
Student Athletes Could Miss Scholarship Opportunities Due To COVID-19As thousands of high school athletes in Illinois sit out this season there is also a monetary cost of three major fall sports -- football, boys soccer and girls volleyball -- being sidelined. 
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New Ford Pre-Assembly Plant Anchors Commerce Park Chicago Development On Southeast SideDreams of a new hub for industrial jobs in Hegewisch moved forward on Monday, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th) and developers celebrated completion of the first phase of the Commerce Park campus.
Parents, Students Plan To Sue IHSA Over Moving Fall Sports To SpringThe message is clear: they want to play. So on Monday, parents and advocates of some local student athletes plan to file a lawsuit to pressure Illinois lawmakers and educators to re-open schools so fall sports can begin. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.

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