Full coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo/CDC)

Census Shift

How Illinois has changed its census strategy. (Photo/Brody Ford)

Abandoned Vehicles

Where can you find the thousands of abandoned vehicles in Chicago? (Photo/Giovanni Velez)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
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First Stop: Election 2020

Mail-in Voting, Campaign Finance Take Center Stage in Final Days

With 10 days left until Election Day, we examine the impact of mail-in voting and how Donald Trump and Joe Biden are raising and spending money in the final days of their campaigns.

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Second Stop: COVID-19

Data: Virus Hitting City's Disadvantaged Communities Hardest

As the city nears another shutdown with rising cases, we examine some of the city's hardest-hit areas by ZIP code, ethnicity and more.

Photo: National Institutes of Health

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Third Stop: #BlackLivesMatter

How is Racial Unrest Impacting the Election?

Black Lives Matter is encouraging people to register to vote through its campaign #WhatMatters2020, providing links for users to register to vote, check voting deadlines, vote by mail, check registration status and find drop boxes or polling locations. Is the campaign working?

Photo: Protests in Minneapolis. (Wikimedia Commons)

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Fourth Stop: Weed

As Revenues Rise, Equity a Struggle for Illinois Cannabis Industry

In August, Illinois cannabis dispensaries boasted record-high sales of $64 million, followed by another record-breaking month in September. But how is it being distributed? We follow the money ...

Photo: Wikimedia Commons


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