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Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...] Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→

Anne Arundel Co. to start reopening businesses June 1, limiting occupancy based on square footage | WTOP

Anne Arundel County announced that it will start the reopening process June 1 with measures that will make it the first in Maryland to set maximum occupancy fo [...] Read full article: Anne Arundel Co. to start reopening busi...→

'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey Calls On Federal Assistance For Mpls. Businesses, Residents

'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey Calls On Federal Assistance For Mpls. Businesses, Residents

When asked how he sees his role as a city leader during this pandemic, he said he’s looking at Gov. Tim Walz’s leadership to guide his own. Read full article: 'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

The guidance is intended to give businesses, churches, schools and other institutions recommendations on how to proceed with reopening. Read full article: CDC releases reopening guidelines for sc...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has released a draft of the guidelines for a potential reopening for Miami-Dade County. Gimenez said the county. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guide...→

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...] Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→

Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare for Possible Reopening

Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare for Possible Reopening

Stephanie Kokoszka, and her team at Candle Land Miami in Wynwood, are hoping to finally open their doors for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic bega [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare f...→

Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but necessary to begin reopening state businesses

Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but necessary to begin reopening state businesses

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine acknowledged Sunday that even the gradual reopening of his state amid the coronavirus pandemic is “risky,” but added that Ohio’s economy [...] Read full article: Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but nece...→

Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopening Off To Slow Start In Sonoma County

Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopening Off To Slow Start In Sonoma County

Bookstores, clothing stores, jewelry stores, antique stores, a wide range of businesses in Sonoma County were eligible to open their doors Friday. It appeared [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopeni...→

Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers To See How Dallas Businesses Were Reopening: 'It's Not Good'

Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers To See How Dallas Businesses Were Reopening: 'It's Not Good'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he investigated if businesses that reopened in Dallas last week were actually following social distancing guidelines. Read full article: Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers...→

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...] Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new plan to reopen Chicago amid the coronavirus pandemic details five phases of reopening based on guidance from epidemiologists determi [...] Read full article: How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move t...→

Detroit businesses can get first supply of PPE ahead of reopening

Detroit businesses can get first supply of PPE ahead of reopening

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gave another update to the city's response to coronavirus on Friday afternoon. Read full article: Detroit businesses can get first supply ...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure When Season Will Start

With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure When Season Will Start

Browns center JC Tretter is cautiously optimistic the NFL season — at least some version of it — will take place in 2020. He's just not certain when it will st [...] Read full article: With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Thirty-five percent of Americans willing to visit local businesses within a month if they reopen by Memorial Day: Poll

Thirty-five percent of Americans willing to visit local businesses within a month if they reopen by Memorial Day: Poll

Thirteen percent of Americans said they won't feel comfortable visiting local reopened businesses until a vaccine is available or the virus is contained. Read full article: Thirty-five percent of Americans willing...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Chula Vista, Carmel Valley Clerics Sue to Add Worship Places to Reopening - Times of San Diego

A Chula Vista church, its senior pastor and a Carmel Valley rabbi sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state and local officials Friday for not including churches [...] Read full article: Chula Vista, Carmel Valley Clerics Sue t...→

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago, much like the state of Illinois, is in its second phase of reopening, but what will it take to get to its next phase? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on [...] Read full article: Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening P...→

Here's Lightfoot's plan for reopening Chicago

Much is still in the works. Even at the final phase, events and activities will be limited. Read full article: Here's Lightfoot's plan for reopening Ch...→

Nation's capital aims to start reopening May 29

After weeks of insisting the Washington, D.C., area is not ready to end its pandemic-induced lockdown, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser now says the numbers are [...] Read full article: Nation's capital aims to start reopening...→

Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Institutions to Join Some Businesses in Reopening

Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Institutions to Join Some Businesses in Reopening

A Clairemont pastor says he wants places of worship to be included alongside businesses that are given the green light to reopen so people can continue to prac [...] Read full article: Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Ins...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, Anticipate Reopening

San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, Anticipate Reopening

As business owners wait to reopen, some are trying to spend this downtime preparing their facilities so they have everything ready when it’s time to reopen. Sa [...] Read full article: San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, ...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Why an added month of lockdown will devastate New York small businesses

Why an added month of lockdown will devastate New York small businesses

As the shutdown drags on, New York officials fear that half the city’s smallest businesses are going to fail. Restaurants, bars, shops and salons will become b [...] Read full article: Why an added month of lockdown will deva...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Palm Beach County businesses prepare for phase 1 of reopening

Palm Beach County businesses prepare for phase 1 of reopening

BOCA RATON, FLA. (WSVN) - Businesses in Palm Beach County have taken extra precautionary and sanitary measures to prepare for their phase 1 reopening on... Read full article: Palm Beach County businesses prepare for...→

Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as Businesses Begin Reopening

Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as Businesses Begin Reopening

For the first time in more than eight weeks, the state of Hawaii has reported no new statewide cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as ...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Mayors and governors across the country say the key to reopening businesses is t [...]

Mayors and governors across the country say the key to reopening businesses is testing — and not just testing of people who are currently sick. Jodie Fleischer [...] Read full article: Mayors and governors across the country ...→

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Some Pennsylvania businesses are reopening their doors for trade in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despit...→

Anne Arundel Co. to start reopening businesses June 1, limiting occupancy based on square footage | WTOP

Anne Arundel County announced that it will start the reopening process June 1 with measures that will make it the first in Maryland to set maximum occupancy fo [...] Read full article: Anne Arundel Co. to start reopening busi...→

Nation's capital aims to start reopening May 29

After weeks of insisting the Washington, D.C., area is not ready to end its pandemic-induced lockdown, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser now says the numbers are [...] Read full article: Nation's capital aims to start reopening...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, Anticipate Reopening

San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, Anticipate Reopening

As business owners wait to reopen, some are trying to spend this downtime preparing their facilities so they have everything ready when it’s time to reopen. Sa [...] Read full article: San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

The guidance is intended to give businesses, churches, schools and other institutions recommendations on how to proceed with reopening. Read full article: CDC releases reopening guidelines for sc...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has released a draft of the guidelines for a potential reopening for Miami-Dade County. Gimenez said the county. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guide...→

Why an added month of lockdown will devastate New York small businesses

Why an added month of lockdown will devastate New York small businesses

As the shutdown drags on, New York officials fear that half the city’s smallest businesses are going to fail. Restaurants, bars, shops and salons will become b [...] Read full article: Why an added month of lockdown will deva...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare for Possible Reopening

Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare for Possible Reopening

Stephanie Kokoszka, and her team at Candle Land Miami in Wynwood, are hoping to finally open their doors for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic bega [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare f...→

Palm Beach County businesses prepare for phase 1 of reopening

Palm Beach County businesses prepare for phase 1 of reopening

BOCA RATON, FLA. (WSVN) - Businesses in Palm Beach County have taken extra precautionary and sanitary measures to prepare for their phase 1 reopening on... Read full article: Palm Beach County businesses prepare for...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopening Off To Slow Start In Sonoma County

Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopening Off To Slow Start In Sonoma County

Bookstores, clothing stores, jewelry stores, antique stores, a wide range of businesses in Sonoma County were eligible to open their doors Friday. It appeared [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopeni...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...] Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Here's Lightfoot's plan for reopening Chicago

Much is still in the works. Even at the final phase, events and activities will be limited. Read full article: Here's Lightfoot's plan for reopening Ch...→

Detroit businesses can get first supply of PPE ahead of reopening

Detroit businesses can get first supply of PPE ahead of reopening

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gave another update to the city's response to coronavirus on Friday afternoon. Read full article: Detroit businesses can get first supply ...→

'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey Calls On Federal Assistance For Mpls. Businesses, Residents

'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey Calls On Federal Assistance For Mpls. Businesses, Residents

When asked how he sees his role as a city leader during this pandemic, he said he’s looking at Gov. Tim Walz’s leadership to guide his own. Read full article: 'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey ...→

Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Institutions to Join Some Businesses in Reopening

Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Institutions to Join Some Businesses in Reopening

A Clairemont pastor says he wants places of worship to be included alongside businesses that are given the green light to reopen so people can continue to prac [...] Read full article: Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Ins...→

With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure When Season Will Start

With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure When Season Will Start

Browns center JC Tretter is cautiously optimistic the NFL season — at least some version of it — will take place in 2020. He's just not certain when it will st [...] Read full article: With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

Thirty-five percent of Americans willing to visit local businesses within a month if they reopen by Memorial Day: Poll

Thirty-five percent of Americans willing to visit local businesses within a month if they reopen by Memorial Day: Poll

Thirteen percent of Americans said they won't feel comfortable visiting local reopened businesses until a vaccine is available or the virus is contained. Read full article: Thirty-five percent of Americans willing...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...] Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but necessary to begin reopening state businesses

Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but necessary to begin reopening state businesses

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine acknowledged Sunday that even the gradual reopening of his state amid the coronavirus pandemic is “risky,” but added that Ohio’s economy [...] Read full article: Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but nece...→

Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as Businesses Begin Reopening

Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as Businesses Begin Reopening

For the first time in more than eight weeks, the state of Hawaii has reported no new statewide cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as ...→

Chula Vista, Carmel Valley Clerics Sue to Add Worship Places to Reopening - Times of San Diego

A Chula Vista church, its senior pastor and a Carmel Valley rabbi sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state and local officials Friday for not including churches [...] Read full article: Chula Vista, Carmel Valley Clerics Sue t...→

Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers To See How Dallas Businesses Were Reopening: 'It's Not Good'

Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers To See How Dallas Businesses Were Reopening: 'It's Not Good'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he investigated if businesses that reopened in Dallas last week were actually following social distancing guidelines. Read full article: Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers...→

Mayors and governors across the country say the key to reopening businesses is t [...]

Mayors and governors across the country say the key to reopening businesses is testing — and not just testing of people who are currently sick. Jodie Fleischer [...] Read full article: Mayors and governors across the country ...→

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago, much like the state of Illinois, is in its second phase of reopening, but what will it take to get to its next phase? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on [...] Read full article: Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening P...→

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new plan to reopen Chicago amid the coronavirus pandemic details five phases of reopening based on guidance from epidemiologists determi [...] Read full article: How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move t...→

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Some Pennsylvania businesses are reopening their doors for trade in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despit...→

Anne Arundel Co. to start reopening businesses June 1, limiting occupancy based on square footage | WTOP

Anne Arundel County announced that it will start the reopening process June 1 with measures that will make it the first in Maryland to set maximum occupancy fo [...] Read full article: Anne Arundel Co. to start reopening busi...→

Detroit businesses can get first supply of PPE ahead of reopening

Detroit businesses can get first supply of PPE ahead of reopening

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gave another update to the city's response to coronavirus on Friday afternoon. Read full article: Detroit businesses can get first supply ...→

Nation's capital aims to start reopening May 29

After weeks of insisting the Washington, D.C., area is not ready to end its pandemic-induced lockdown, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser now says the numbers are [...] Read full article: Nation's capital aims to start reopening...→

'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey Calls On Federal Assistance For Mpls. Businesses, Residents

'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey Calls On Federal Assistance For Mpls. Businesses, Residents

When asked how he sees his role as a city leader during this pandemic, he said he’s looking at Gov. Tim Walz’s leadership to guide his own. Read full article: 'We Are Going To Need Help': Mayor Frey ...→

Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradual reopening June 1

Mexico City, one of the world's largest cities and the epicenter of the country's coronavirus epidemic, will begin a gradual reopening June 1, its mayor said W [...] Read full article: Mayor says Mexico City will begin gradua...→

Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Institutions to Join Some Businesses in Reopening

Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Institutions to Join Some Businesses in Reopening

A Clairemont pastor says he wants places of worship to be included alongside businesses that are given the green light to reopen so people can continue to prac [...] Read full article: Local Pastor Says He Wants Religious Ins...→

With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure When Season Will Start

With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure When Season Will Start

Browns center JC Tretter is cautiously optimistic the NFL season — at least some version of it — will take place in 2020. He's just not certain when it will st [...] Read full article: With Facilities Reopening NFLPA Not Sure...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away from Reopening Target

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said on Monday that the city is just six days away from reaching the criteria necessary to begin reopening. Read full article: Mayor Muriel Bowser: D.C. 6 Days Away fr...→

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego Restaurants Ready for Safe Reopening

Members of San Diego’s restaurant industry showed off procedures Monday that local eateries are proposing to keep customers and employees safe once dine-in ser [...] Read full article: ‘Give SD Control’: Mayor Says San Diego ...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Thirty-five percent of Americans willing to visit local businesses within a month if they reopen by Memorial Day: Poll

Thirty-five percent of Americans willing to visit local businesses within a month if they reopen by Memorial Day: Poll

Thirteen percent of Americans said they won't feel comfortable visiting local reopened businesses until a vaccine is available or the virus is contained. Read full article: Thirty-five percent of Americans willing...→

San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, Anticipate Reopening

San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, Anticipate Reopening

As business owners wait to reopen, some are trying to spend this downtime preparing their facilities so they have everything ready when it’s time to reopen. Sa [...] Read full article: San Diego Businesses Learning to Adapt, ...→

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

The guidance is intended to give businesses, churches, schools and other institutions recommendations on how to proceed with reopening. Read full article: CDC releases reopening guidelines for sc...→

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...] Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: State OKs plan to start reopening churches as soon as May 23

Citing an agreement with the governor's office, Cardinal Blase Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago on Wednesday announced a plan for the gradual reopening of [...] Read full article: Chicago, Rockford, Joliet dioceses: Stat...→

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening Plan; Churches Could Reopen For Some Activities May 23

The Chicago Archdiocese on Wednesday released a multi-phase plan to reopen Roman Catholic churches amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Archdiocese Releases Reopening P...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guidelines for potential May 18 reopening

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has released a draft of the guidelines for a potential reopening for Miami-Dade County. Gimenez said the county. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade mayor releases draft of guide...→

Why an added month of lockdown will devastate New York small businesses

Why an added month of lockdown will devastate New York small businesses

As the shutdown drags on, New York officials fear that half the city’s smallest businesses are going to fail. Restaurants, bars, shops and salons will become b [...] Read full article: Why an added month of lockdown will deva...→

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...] Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare for Possible Reopening

Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare for Possible Reopening

Stephanie Kokoszka, and her team at Candle Land Miami in Wynwood, are hoping to finally open their doors for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic bega [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade, Broward Businesses Prepare f...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Palm Beach County businesses prepare for phase 1 of reopening

Palm Beach County businesses prepare for phase 1 of reopening

BOCA RATON, FLA. (WSVN) - Businesses in Palm Beach County have taken extra precautionary and sanitary measures to prepare for their phase 1 reopening on... Read full article: Palm Beach County businesses prepare for...→

Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but necessary to begin reopening state businesses

Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but necessary to begin reopening state businesses

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine acknowledged Sunday that even the gradual reopening of his state amid the coronavirus pandemic is “risky,” but added that Ohio’s economy [...] Read full article: Ohio's DeWine says it's 'risky' but nece...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as Businesses Begin Reopening

Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as Businesses Begin Reopening

For the first time in more than eight weeks, the state of Hawaii has reported no new statewide cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Hawaii Reports No New COVID-19 Cases as ...→

Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopening Off To Slow Start In Sonoma County

Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopening Off To Slow Start In Sonoma County

Bookstores, clothing stores, jewelry stores, antique stores, a wide range of businesses in Sonoma County were eligible to open their doors Friday. It appeared [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Long-Awaited Reopeni...→

Chula Vista, Carmel Valley Clerics Sue to Add Worship Places to Reopening - Times of San Diego

A Chula Vista church, its senior pastor and a Carmel Valley rabbi sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state and local officials Friday for not including churches [...] Read full article: Chula Vista, Carmel Valley Clerics Sue t...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers To See How Dallas Businesses Were Reopening: 'It's Not Good'

Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers To See How Dallas Businesses Were Reopening: 'It's Not Good'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he investigated if businesses that reopened in Dallas last week were actually following social distancing guidelines. Read full article: Mark Cuban Says He Hired Secret Shoppers...→

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Mayors and governors across the country say the key to reopening businesses is t [...]

Mayors and governors across the country say the key to reopening businesses is testing — and not just testing of people who are currently sick. Jodie Fleischer [...] Read full article: Mayors and governors across the country ...→

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...] Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago, much like the state of Illinois, is in its second phase of reopening, but what will it take to get to its next phase? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on [...] Read full article: Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening P...→

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new plan to reopen Chicago amid the coronavirus pandemic details five phases of reopening based on guidance from epidemiologists determi [...] Read full article: How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move t...→

Here's Lightfoot's plan for reopening Chicago

Much is still in the works. Even at the final phase, events and activities will be limited. Read full article: Here's Lightfoot's plan for reopening Ch...→

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despite Gov. Wolf's Orders

Some Pennsylvania businesses are reopening their doors for trade in defiance of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Pennsylvania Businesses Reopening Despit...→