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Evacuations ordered after Illinois chemical plant explodes

Local authorities are asking residents to evacuate after a chemical plant exploded in Illinois, Fox-affiliate WQRF … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/558289-evacuations-ordered-after-illinois-chemical-plant-explodes Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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8 dead, at least 38 injured — including 4 teens — in weekend shootings in Chicago

CHICAGO – Two men died and 21 other people — including at least four teens — were injured in shootings over less than 24 hours…

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Hospital CEO embroiled in Trump Tower vaccinations controversy is suspended

CHICAGO — The CEO of Loretto Hospital will be suspended for two weeks without pay, but the disciplinary action is on hold until officials can…

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Illinois governor signs bill making state the first to end cash bail

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed sweeping criminal justice reform legislation this week, making his state the first in the nation to end cash bail.In…

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Illinois: Marijuana Consumers Still Face Discrimination in Family Court

Despite the enactment of adult use legalization with parental protections in place, consumers are still facing discrimination for legal marijuana use in court. The post…

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Schumer calls for immediate removal of Trump after Capitol chaos

­­Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called for President Donald Trump to be “immediately” removed from office over his incitement of a deadly…

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Illinois starts new year by expunging nearly 500,000 marijuana arrest records

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) said in an announcement hours before the start of the new year that his state had expunged nearly 500,000 marijuana-related…

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‘He meant everything’: The profound legacy of a small-town swim coach felled by COVID-19

MONMOUTH, Ill. – The Monmouth College natatorium was as empty and gray as the sky beyond its towering windows on a Friday afternoon in December,…

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Illinois police department fires officer who shot Black couple in car

An Illinois police chief announced Friday that an officer has been fired after they shot a Black couple sitting inside their car, killing one person…

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Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

By Steve Horn The oil and gas industry has started its 2019 lobbying efforts with a bang. Eight different statehouses across the nation are considering…

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