Extra Extra: Social Media Helped Prevent Coal City Tornado Deaths
Social media helped some people keep safe during the powerful tornado that tore through Coal City and other parts of the state this week. [Tribune]
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a budget bill to allocate money to local elementary and secondary schools. [Sun-Times]
The Humboldt Park Advisory Council has plans for a "new and improved" Humboldt Park Beach and Lagoon, which were shut down by the city this year. [DNAinfo]
An Indiana couple is giving away their house to the winner of an essay contest. The essay topic? "A life well lived." [Tribune]
Construction on the stretch of Argyle Street in Uptown that is slated to become a raised, "shared street" for various modes of transportation is beginning July 6. [DNAinfo]
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