Striking teachers and support staff capped off day seven of the Chicago Public Schools strike with a rally in Grant Park and a march along Michigan Avenue. But both sides say there are encouraging signs that the contract dispute could be resolved this weekend.
Meanwhile, Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren stopped by Tuesday to rally with teachers on the picket line.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveils an $11.6 billion budget that relies on some new revenue and a lot of vague terms like “improved fiscal management” to close an $838 million budget gap.
And in sports: The Cubs turn to World Series catcher and clubhouse favorite David Ross to replace Joe Maddon as manager, while the Bears try to find some signs of life after a disastrous loss against the Saints.
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