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•  Axios reports that "the Biden administration is reopening a program mailing free COVID-19 tests to households who request them and is investing $600 million into boosting test manufacturing … More Americans will again have access to free at-home COVID-19 tests after the expiration of the public health emergency this spring meant many insurers no longer had to fully cover the cost.

"The announcement comes as COVID hospitalizations have continued creeping up, passing 20,000 for the first time since March."

•  Dom's Kitchen & Market said this week that it will open a third location, in a former 25,000 square foot Whole Foods store in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

It will be the company's third Chicago location, following units in Lincoln Park and Old Town.