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The City Cast Chicago daily newsletter is the back-fence neighbor you wish you had. In your inbox at 6am, it’s got the local news you need, plus what to eat, things to do, and delightful ways to connect with your community.

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Latest Issues

05/06/2021 – Thompson Center: masterpiece or eyesore?

05/05/2021 – Will rapper Lil Durk buy Parkway Gardens?

05/04/2021 – A revolving door of leadership at CPS

05/03/2021 – What it means for the Bears to have a Black QB

04/30/2021 – May Day’s Chicago roots

04/29/2021 – Welcome to City Cast Chicago 

04/29/2021 – Will the Bears fumble another QB pick?

04/28/2021 – The city is suing an Indy gun store. Again.

04/27/2021 – Why cops are out of CPS — for now

04/26/2021 – Restaurant group requires vax for staff

04/23/2021 – Let the casino bids begin

04/22/2021 – What Alderman Burke said on a wiretap

04/21/2021 – Vaccine supply and demand

04/20/2021 – Weed equity  cannabis fine dining

04/19/2021 – CPD’s history policing children

04/16/2021 – You don’t have to watch the Toledo video

04/15/2021 – Hospitality industry returns with fewer workers

04/14/2021 – City prepares for public’s reaction to Toledo video

04/13/2021 – Fight for affordable housing near Obama Center continues

04/12/2021 – The Chicago Tribune bidding wars

04/09/2021 – Colleges may require the vax pass

04/08/2021 – Chi “Amazonians” join fight to improve workday

04/07/2021 – Fight for elected school board continues

04/06/2021 – Is Chicago the next transit mecca?

04/05/2021 – Remembering Adam Toledo

04/02/2021 – ‘Groundhog Day’: Another COVID-19 surge

04/01/2021 – What’s the conviction-to-deportation pipeline?

03/31/2021 – Who’s Gerald Reed?

03/30/2021 – Top CPS high school reports racist, ant-gay messages

03/29/2021 – “Housing is a human right.”

03/26/2021 – Calling for transparency for violence prevention committee