Biden picks Kamala Harris not Duckworth for running-mate

Duckworth had recently been sounding ok with not being picked when she said, “I’m fully open to how I can best serve my country. Some girls fall for the drummer in the band. I fall for the ‘your country needs you to do this’ line, which could eventually mean VA Secretary if Biden wins.

CPS goes remote for fall

CPS goes remote for fall

Under pressure from a CTU strike threat against in-class instruction during the pandemic, CPS will go with remote instruction until at least November 6th.

Households now risky for COVID-19

Households now risky for COVID-19

Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady says households are 10 times riskier for COVID and so she says those in hi-risk categories at least consider wearing a face mask at home

Duckworth playing it coy about VP

Duckworth playing it coy about VP

“I’m fully open to however I can best serve my country. Some girls fall for the drummer in the band. I fall for the “Your country needs you to do this” line!”

Chicago adding four more states to COVID quarantine

Chicago adding four more states to COVID quarantine

Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady adding Wisconsin, Missouri, North Dakota & Nebraska. Travelers entering or returning to Chicago from 22 states must quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.

Quantum Internet Blueprint announced

Quantum Internet Blueprint announced

Gov Pritizker & Mayor Lightfoot join top officials of the U.S. Dept of Energy and Argonne & Fermi labs for announcement at U of Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot makes shutdown threat

Mayor Lightfoot makes shutdown threat

says she may go back to Phase 3, closing bars and perhaps restaurants and gyms too because of a jump in new Covid cases among those 18-29.