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  • State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants

    State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants
    The first patients have been approved to receive medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Tuesday, though the legal product won’t be available until spring at the earliest. The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last...
  • Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts

    Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts
    Topping the list of the most expensive gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake received last year is a $150 umbrella from Raindrops, a designer company that features chic rain gear with lacy pagodas, pinstripe ruffles and can-can parasols. The mayor's...
  • Downers Grove to hear plan for condos as historic home faces demolition

    Downers Grove to hear plan for condos as historic home faces demolition
    Downers Grove officials are set to review a proposal for a downtown condo building at the site of a 19th-century home that residents are trying to save from demolition. The village's plan commission will discuss the application for the five-story...
  • Wasserman Schultz isn't sure whether to add Burger King to boycott list

    Wasserman Schultz isn't sure whether to add Burger King to boycott list
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz banned Chick-fil-A from her family's diet and urged a boycott of the Hobby Lobby crafts chain. But she said Monday she hasn't decided whether to stop patronizing Burger King over the Miami-based company's decision to...
  • Downers Grove backs condo development; historic home faces demolition

    Downers Grove backs condo development; historic home faces demolition
    Downers Grove's planning committee endorsed a plan to build a five-story condo building at the edge of downtown, dashing hopes to protect a 19th-century home from being torn down. Residents packed the Monday night meeting to speak out against the 55-...
  • Search Broward lobbying database, if you find it

    Search Broward lobbying database, if you find it
    Like many governments, Broward County has a searchable database where you can find out which companies have hired lobbyists, and which lobbyists are working for them. But Broward's lobbyist list seemingly vanished recently. Columnist Michael Mayo and...
  • DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax

    DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Wednesday introduced legislation to impose a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks, a proposal designed to curb obesity, diabetes, and the resulting health care costs. The bill proposes an excise tax based on sugar...
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • UConn Announces First Night Details

    Both UConn's national championship basketball programs will tip-off the 2014-15 season with "First Night" on October 17 and admisssion is free to the public.  Gampel Pavilion will open at 5 p.m.  Fans will be able to meet this year's teams as they...
  • UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17

    UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17
    UConn has released details for First Night, as the men's and women's basketball teams celebrate their championships and begin the journey of a new season. First Night, at Gampel Pavilion, is Oct. 17, from 7-8:15 p.m., will again feature a "co-ed"...
  • Chick-fil-A, Nalley Fresh and CVS will open at Inner Harbor

    Chick-fil-A, Nalley Fresh and CVS will open at Inner Harbor
    CVS pharmacy, Chick-fil-A and Nalley Fresh will open locations at the Inner Harbor, joining Shake Shack and M&T Bank in a ground floor retail expansion at 400 East Pratt Street, the building's brokerage firm said today. The office tower's owner...