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  • Panel OKs medical marijuana for pain conditions

    COUNTRYSIDE (AP) – An advisory board has voted to add chronic pain syndrome and three other pain conditions to the list that can be treated by marijua ...
    NEW: Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Illinois corn, soybean harvests at the halfway mark

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture says that both the corn and soybean harvests are about 50 percent complete.
    NEW: Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • State reducing fees on college savings plan

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The state of Illinois is reducing fees on its Bright Directions 529 college savings plan to help families put more of their investm ...
    NEW: Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he’d ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Connecticut university student arrested over mac and cheese

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) – A University of Connecticut student faces criminal charges over a confrontation ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Chicago gun laws not as strict as they once were

    CHICAGO (AP) – The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation’s gun laws to the center of the presidenti ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Illinois stops paying local health clinics for STD testing

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois has notified more than 100 jails, health departments and family planning pro ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Council OKs city's EPA loan plans in Rock Falls

    ROCK FALLS – The city council Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing Rock Falls to take another step toward borrowing up to $1.2 million for a water w ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Rock Falls plans for state funding scenarios

    ROCK FALLS – The council received a sobering update Tuesday on the local financial implications of the state budget impasse.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Disaster plan set in case smoldering fire reaches nuclear waste

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War- ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figure ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Reddit launches Upvoted, a stand-alone site for original content

    Online community Reddit on Tuesday launched Upvoted, a stand-alone website to house original content ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Researchers claim e-cigs draw teens to actual cigarettes

    For years, electronic cigarettes have ridden the vapor of respectability as a technology cigarette smokers can use to get nicotine while avoiding toba ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Competition for Microsoft lineup, which targets high end

    NEW YORK (AP) – The success of Microsoft’s fall lineup of devices will ride on the company’s ability to convince people who got free Windows 10 softwa ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Thursday, Oct. 8Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:00 pm
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