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  • Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois

     Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois
    The medical marijuana business is no place for novices. Not only will entrepreneurs applying for licenses next month need a minimum of $400,000 in liquid assets, they also must provide diagrams and photos of a purchased facility, mapped out and...
  • Inside conservative fold, Perry talks of indictment, immigration

    WASHINGTON Texas Gov. Rick Perry, fresh from his recent indictment on charges of abusing the powers of his office, told a conservative audience Thursday that the "porous" southern border provides an entry point for Islamic terrorists to strike in the...
  • Obama orders review of police use of military hardware

    EDGARTOWN Mass./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri....
  • Continue US air strikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds

    WASHINGTON The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle. Yes, Americans have a huge stake in preventing al-Qaida's...
  • Moravian Book Shop best sellers: Children's chapter books

    THE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER By Dana Alison Levy (Delacorte Press, $15.99) The start of the school year is not going as the Fletcher brothers, Sam age 12, Jax age 10, Eli age 10, and Frog age 6, hoped. Each boy finds his plans for...
  • U.S. Republicans pressure Obama to step up action against ISIS

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Sunday called for more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, accusing President Barack Obama of policies that have failed to thwart potential new threats on U.S. soil....
  • Birthday bash for U.S. National Zoo panda cub 'Bao Boa'

    (Reuters) - A rambunctious panda bear cub celebrated a rare first birthday with a special cake and traditional Chinese gifts at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on Saturday, zoo officials said. Bao Bao, a 44-pound female, is the second panda in...
  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • Vietnam veteran takes Honor Flight

    Vietnam veteran takes Honor Flight
    Vietnam War veteran Jim Pudlas started his bucket list last year, when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that doctors blamed on his exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange. Pudlas, 70, a Purple Heart recipient, scratched No. 1 off his list by...
  • 10 things you might not know about the lottery

     10 things you might not know about the lottery
    Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...
  • Lobbyists work to kill California bill that would outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the...