Katherine Baicker, Dean of the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, joined the WGN Evening News to share her research on the subject.
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Covid-19 Live Updates: Thanksgiving Travel Drops as Americans Rethink Rituals
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The Latest: New Hampshire fines restaurant $1,500 for ignoring virus rules
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December Outlook: Holidays Arrive For A Wild 2020 As Volatility Eases, Vaccine Hopes Grow
After the whipsaw year we’ve had, many investors would probably be just fine with a dull December. There are signs they might get it, with many of the rough spots ...
Watch now: Will Illinois run out of hospital beds? Available data suggests a grim winter if trends don’t change.
We’re not going to let that happen in Illinois, but it takes all of us to make sure that that doesn’t happen.” As COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen to unprecedented levels in Illinois and other ...
Long Beach Stands By Ban Of In-Person Restaurant Dining; Supervisors Keep Ban In 3-2 Vote
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The Case for Cannabis
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