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Guns, medical marijuana collide in Illinois rules
CHICAGO (AP) — Guns and marijuana don't mix, according to federal authorities, even if the gun is a legally held firearm and the drug is recommended by a doctor.Continued ...
GOP Ill. gov. candidates debate taxes, spending
NAPERVILLE (AP) — The four Republicans running for Illinois governor agreed Tuesday the state needs to cut spending and change its tax structure, but differed on how best to do so, with all but one saying they'd consider a new tax on such services as haircuts and landscaping if it meant lowering tax rates overall.Continued ...
Rutherford claims may be hurdle in governor's race
CHICAGO (AP) — Treasurer Dan Rutherford was gearing up to make a big splash in the Republican race for Illinois governor with his television ads set to hit the airwaves this week, but now one of the defining moments of his campaign may instead be allegations of misconduct that he made public himself.Continued ...
Rutherford: Gov. rival behind allegations
CHICAGO (AP) — The Republican race for Illinois governor took a nasty turn Friday, with Treasurer Dan Rutherford accusing venture capitalist Bruce Rauner of being behind a "fishy" scheme to taint his image ahead of the primary.Continued ...
After crash, call for closer oversight of truckers
CHICAGO (AP) — A deadly crash in Illinois involving a truck driver accused of staying at the wheel for more than 35 hours without a long enough break prompted a call Thursday for tougher oversight of drivers and trucking companies.Continued ...
Illinois lawmakers extend online betting law
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers approved an 11th-hour extension to an online betting law on Wednesday that will allow horse racing tracks to keep their racing schedules intact this year.Continued ...
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- Illinois unemployment drops, but state sheds jobs
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- Blago trial witness testifies at Nayak sentencing
- Medical marijuana rules unveiled
- Gov. hopefuls cool to more marijuana legalization
- Lawmakers question Illinois' corporate tax breaks
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- Ill. committee rejects video gambling rules
- Fixing economy top priority for GOP gov hopefuls
- Feds: More than 61K Illinois residents pick plans
- 3 more health insurers extend payment deadlines
- GOP candidate Rauner flips stance on minimum wage
- Guns, medical marijuana collide in Illinois rules