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Illinois Attorney General's Office Flooded With Price-Gouging ComplaintsFrom Chicago to Lombard to Shorewood to Lockport and everywhere in between, price-gouging complaints are still flowing in amid the coronavirus crisis. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
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Should You Be Wearing A Mask Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak?CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports that officials warn it may give people a false sense of security against the deadly coronavirus.
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Virtual Pet Adoptions Catch On During Stay-At-Home PeriodLocal shelters are seeing more and more interest in fostering and adopting pets. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.

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