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State cautions residents about Blue-Green Algae threat in lakes

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State cautions residents about Blue-Green Algae threat in lakes

State cautions residents about Blue-Green Algae threat in lakes Illinois Officials Caution Residents Recreating in Illinois Lakes or Rivers to be Aware of Blue-Green Algae As temperatures begin to rise, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Public Health are reminding residents to be cautious if they are planning activities on Illinois lakes and…

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Pritzker Applauds Cannabis law, passes Illinois House

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Pritzker Applauds Cannabis law, passes Illinois House

Pritzker Applauds Cannabis law, passes Illinois House The Illinois House approved the legislation legalizing adult-use cannabis, sale of recreational Marijuana (Cannabis), a vote appaluded by Gov. JB Pritzker. “The state of Illinois just made history, legalizing adult-use cannabis with the most equity-centric approach in the nation. This will have a transformational impact on our state,…

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Sandoval cosponsors legislation to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis in Illinois

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Sandoval cosponsors legislation to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis in Illinois

Sandoval cosponsors legislation to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis in Illinois Proposal includes provisions for expungement, equitable participation in the industry. The Illinois Senate on Thursday May 30, 2019 voted 38-17 to approve the legislation after about 40 minutes of debate. It must still pass the Illinois House. Recreational cannabis could soon be legal in Illinois under…

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Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

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Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic Emphasizing that we have to do everything that we can to save lives during the epidemic of deaths from overdoses, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation to make sure that those who have suffered an overdose have the antidote medicine…

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis”

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis”

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis” County Executive Chris Abele today joined Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson, Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and the Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) to sign the resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. The resolution builds on the county’s efforts to ensure racial equity is…

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Charter Fitness to increase monthly fee to $15

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Charter Fitness to increase monthly fee to $15

Charter Fitness to increase monthly fee to $15 Charter Fitness® will be celebrating its’ 16th year in business in 2019. Although our name and ownership has changed over the years, we continue to work hard at providing you with the best fitness experience possible. When the new owners, Mike and Glenn, took over in May…

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