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  • Medical pot may be back on ballot in 2016

    Medical pot may be back on ballot in 2016
    Proponents of a medical-marijuana ballot initiative that fell short of passing in November are making a second attempt to legalize weed in Florida. Late Friday, the Department of State approved the language of a proposed 2016 constitutional amendment...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage

    Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage
    As Illinois prepares to authorize its first medical marijuana businesses, applicants seeking the potentially lucrative licenses include people with political connections and blemished backgrounds. A lobbyist for one applicant is the former chief of...
  • 2014 in review: Tri-Cities

    2014 in review: Tri-Cities
    Downtown bar rules, the location of a library, taxes and energy prices were among the many issues in the news in the Tri-Cities in 2014. Here's a look at some of the biggest news in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia this year. Leaders prepare for...
  • Heroin addict admits posing as Easton vice cop

    Heroin addict admits posing as Easton vice cop
    A heroin addict who robbed two college students by pretending to be an Easton vice officer was sentenced Tuesday to a Northampton County drug treatment program. Kenneth W. Olswfski, who has been in jail since his arrest this summer, will undergo...
  • Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case

     Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case
    A Naperville doctor nationally known for offering alternative autism treatments has agreed to have her Illinois medical license placed on probation for at least a year after state regulators accused her of subjecting two children to unwarranted, dangerous...
  • Speak Outs: Route 31 bypass is empty

    Bummed about bypass: The Route 31 Algonquin bypass project that is finally finished might possibly go down as the biggest waste of government spending ever. Route 62 is just packed with cars, but there are no cars on the 31 bypass. What a joke. Donations...
  • Second marijuana initiative headed to a decision in Costa Mesa

    For a second time this month, the Costa Mesa city clerk's office has certified a medical marijuana petition that could pave the way for storefront dispensaries to openly operate in the city. The petition met the number needed to initiate a special...
  • Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs

    Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs
    Even if medical marijuana becomes law in Florida, employees with debilitating medical conditions could be fired for using it – regardless of whether they have a doctor's approval. Amendment 2 contains no employee protections, lawyers say, beyond...
  • Delray to vote on medical marijuana moratorium

    Delray to vote on medical marijuana moratorium
    On the same day that Florida voters will hit the polls to cast their votes for Amendment 2 — whether or not to legalize medical marijuana — the city of Delray Beach is poised to vote on the topic, too. Late Tuesday, commissioners will...
  • Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

    Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer
    When I was in pain — at times quite debilitating — from four breast-cancer related surgeries, I wished Florida had medical marijuana because narcotics make me sick. The highly addictive drugs my doctors prescribed made me nauseous and...