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In this May 7, 2020, photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

Just a few short months ago, President Donald Trump planned to campaign for reelection on the back of a robust economy. That’s a distant memory after more than 20 million jobs were lost in April.

In this March 2020 photo provided by Gilead Sciences, rubber stoppers are placed onto filled vials of the investigational drug remdesivir at a Gilead manufacturing site in the United States. (Gilead Sciences via AP)

The federal government is sending supplies of the first drug that appears to help speed the recovery of some COVID-19 patients to six states, where it will be distributed by health departments.

Local florist: Delivering flowers is ‘essential’

(Courtesy Ananda Zoe Breslof)

With business plans rerouted by COVID-19, a Chicago floral designer has transitioned from special events to special deliveries.

(WTTW News)

The Illinois Department of Public Health said it conducted 16,617 tests in the 24-hour period from Friday to Saturday — down from Friday’s total surpassing 20,000. But on both days, the statewide infection rate was the same: 14%.

John Catanzara (WTTW News)

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 announced Friday night that John Catanzara had won a runoff election with 55% of the vote – earning 4,708 votes to incumbent Kevin Graham’s 3,872.

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