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  • 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.
  • Rauner complains about agencies' new bids for funds

    Rauner complains about agencies' new bids for funds
    SPRINGFIELD — Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner balked Tuesday at the size of requests from state agencies to boost the current budget, saying approval of their bids for up to $760 million would cause a bigger backlog in the state paying its bills....

    Mayoral candidates staking out positions

    Mayoral candidates staking out positions
    With 11 weeks to go until the city election, Chicago's mayoral hopefuls are elbowing each other out of the way to plant flags on issues like education and ethics, though the specifics have yet to catch up to the campaign rhetoric. First up was Ald. Bob...

    Saggy pants and lost liberties

    Saggy pants and lost liberties
    Eight times since 2011, Cook County Circuit Judge Gloria Chevere has thrown someone in jail for "sagging" in her courtroom. The defendants — charged with misdemeanors or violations of city ordinances — were handcuffed and hauled away...

    Illinois lawmakers want to dismantle Freedom of Information Act

    Illinois lawmakers want to dismantle Freedom of Information Act
    Your lame duck legislature is fiddling with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act again. No good can come of that. Before they leave town this week, lawmakers with nothing to lose could be asked to vote on two bills, both of them designed to water...