By Jack Phillips Smoke from ongoing Canadian wildfires have prompted air quality alerts for millions of Americans across the northeastern and mid-Atlantic U.S. states. As of Wednesday morning, at least 13 states have issued air quality alerts in some areas due to wildfires in the province of Quebec, saying that the smoke has blocked the sky. Meanwhile, […]
Illinois is a midwestern state bordering Indiana in the east and the Mississippi River in the west. Nicknamed “the Prairie State,” it’s marked by farmland, forests, rolling hills and wetlands. Chicago, one of the largest cities in the U.S, is in the northeast on the shores of Lake Michigan. It’s famous for its skyscrapers, such as sleek, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower.