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Extra Extra: Social Media Helped Prevent Coal City Tornado Deaths

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jun 24, 2015 9:27PM

  • 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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