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70 mph on rural interstates not a done deal yet, as bill has its opponents.
The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), would prohibit all teens 17 and younger from using UV tanning beds.
Passed by a 35-21 vote, the bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn, who has not yet said whether he intends to sign it.
After a Mount Greenwood apartment building owner began to evict current tenants in favor of CHA program participants, residents and Ald. Matt O'Shea moved to block the effort.
Homes and businesses affected by last month's flooding and winds may qualify for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The Chicago City Council is considering several measures centered on bicyclists including increased fines for drivers convicted of dooring, stiffer penalties for bikers who break the laws and an awareness campaign aimed at taxi drivers.
Illinois state officials, non-profit administrators and union representatives will offer perspectives during the Illinois Pension Forum starting 4:30 p.m. Monday in Orland Park. Join us for our live blog and weigh in.
A bill that has already passed the Illinois House could pave the way for limited prescriptions of pot.
Government, Police & Fire
The city has added more workers to graffiti removal crews, but the number of graffiti reports in the 19th Ward remains relatively low.
The Illinois House Thursday approved a controversial plan to eliminate the state's $100 billion pension debt.
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