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To mask or not to mask - The answer for the 150 or so people who gathered outside District 181 headquarters Monday in Clarendon Hills was not to mask. With District 181 holding a remote learning day, many children were available to participate in the civics lesson. The demonstration was in support of a Friday decision by a Sangamon County judge that Gov. JB Pritzker's administration overstepped its bounds by issuing mask and vaccine mandates through emergency rules. Please turn to the story on Page 3. (Jim Slonoff photo)