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State Senate passes ride sharing rules
May. 16, 2014
Illinois’ state senators have advanced rules to regulate popular ride sharing services, such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar.
Illinois’ Medical Marijuana program kicks off with public comments
May. 7, 2014
Concerns about the cost and who can legally purchase dominate the state’s public hearing on its medical marijuana pilot program.
Illinois' red light on Sunday car sales
May. 5, 2014
The state doesn’t mind Sunday drivers. Here’s why it doesn’t want Sunday car buyers.
Illinois state income tax could help city pensions
Apr. 28, 2014
Gov. Pat Quinn favors giving revenues from state income taxes back to cities and towns to alliviate pension problems.
Charter supporters rally against bills in Illinois legislature
Apr. 8, 2014
Illinois General Assembly is considering a dozen bills that could impact charter schools. Charter advocates want lawmakers to see the faces of affected students.
Immigrants face barriers on health care site
Feb. 13, 2014
Despite news this week that tens of thousands of Illinoisans signed up on the healthcare exchange, immigrants still face unique barriers to enrollment.
You can lead kids to water but can you make them drink?
Feb. 10, 2014
Fruit-infused water was the star attraction at a recent tasting as part of a campaign to get kids to choose water over sugary drinks.
'Cicero March' selected for National Film Registry
Dec. 24, 2013
'Cicero March' documents an ugly period of Chicago history and may be only footage of a historic 1960s housing protest.
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