Opinion: Who is responsible for establishing the management structure at the Illinois Tollway? And what are the duties of the tollway board chairman and the agency’s chief?

Thousands of students have been excluded from school across northern Illinois this year because they sat on the bus, at lunch or in a classroom next to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.The reason makes sense: To limit the spread of COVID-19 in schools.

When I walked into the Daily Chronicle office on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I never expected the paper I designed that day to be one that people would save. Twenty years later, as the only journalist from that day still at the Chronicle, I reached out to some of my former co-workers. Here's what they had to say: