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UChicago Medicine Increases Calls for Blood Donations

Currently, the American Red Cross is the main supplier of blood for UChicago Medicine, but the Blood Center and UChicago Blood Donor Ambassadors have been encouraging local community members to donate more.


March 6, 2019

Food Truck Case Goes to Illinois Supreme Court

The case centers around a 2012 ordinance that prevents food trucks from operating within 200 feet of restaurants and requires the trucks to have GPS devices so the city can track their whereabouts.


February 9, 2019

Paul Vallas, Mayoral Candidate and Former CPS CEO, Talks "Wrecked" City Finances at IOP

Vallas’s talk was the first visit by a 2019 mayoral candidate as part of the IOP’s Chicago Elections Project.


January 17, 2019