Illinois

World of Wheels Auto Show in Chicago

A car lover’s dream comes true in Rosemont, Ill. At the 59th annual World of Wheels Custom Car and Hot Rod Show, hundreds of custom cars, classics, hot rods, trucks, and motorcycles will be on display. Over 600 unique cars will be on display at the Donald E Stephens Convention …

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Rep. Butler Introduces Legislation Allowing Recall of Cook County State’s Attorney

Rep. Tim Butler

In light of the controversy surrounding Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has introduced House Bill 5712, which would allow citizens the ability to recall the Cook County State’s Attorney. “State’s Attorney Foxx has created a crisis of confidence in the Cook County judicial system,” said Butler. “Giving …

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College Kid Cracks Code To Track Private Jet Flights

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https://www.zerohedge.com/technology/college-kid-cracks-code-track-bill-gates-jeff-bezos-mark-zuckerbergs-private-jet-flights Tracking the private jet movements of billionaires, dealmakers, celebrities, and even politicians has never been easier since 19-year-old Jack Sweeney, the mad genius behind the Twitter account “Elon Musk’s Jet,” developed tracker bots using publicly sourced air-traffic control data. Sweeney’s tracking software is above the rest because it can track jets blocked …

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Nearly 300 new Illinois laws take effect in 2022

Nearly 300 new Illinois laws take effect in 2022.(Source: Gray TV) By Mike Miletich SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WGEM) – From minor changes to major reforms, 286 new laws will take effect Saturday in Illinois. Illinois will become the first state in the country to require the teaching of a unit of …

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Odor of cannabis no longer provides basis for vehicle search in Illinois

  MORRISON, Ill. (WREX) — A Whiteside County court judge has ruled that the odor of raw cannabis alone does not provide probable cause for an officer to perform a warrantless search of a car in Illinois. Illinois decriminalized the possession of certain amounts of cannabis in June of 2019. …

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Gov. Rauner signs Bill amending the Open Meetings Act

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SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Governor Rauner signed HB 5683, which amends the Open Meetings Act to allow anyone to file a lawsuit for violations of the Open Meetings Act within 60 days of the Attorney General deciding to resolve an alleged violation thru a means other than the issuance of …

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Illinois Vehicle Emissions Testing Program

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Choose an entry type (License Plate or VIN), enter the information in the text box, then click on the Check Eligibility button. applusillinoisairteam.com/VehicleEligibility http://epa.illinois.gov/topics/air-quality/mobile-sources/vehicle-emissions-testing/index

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2ND AMEND-NOT INDIVIDUAL RIGHT

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Urges the courts, especially the United States Supreme Court, to adhere to the clear wording of the Second Amendment being a right afforded to state-sponsored militias and not individuals. Link

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Free speech petitioners told they’ll be ‘locked up’ at DuPage

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The incident occurred one day after Constitution Day. Students were told by the officer that they needed a permit from the Student Life office in order to pass out literature or clipboard. Several students at the College of DuPage were told to cease or be “locked up” Friday as they …

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Schools Prohibited from Requiring Student Passwords to Social Media

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Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Received this tip in an email blast on a recent change to the “Right to Privacy in the School Setting Act” from the legal firm of Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP… Take note Effingham School District, and all the others that decided to take …

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College of DuPage under federal investigation

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In a sign of intensifying scrutiny of the College of DuPage, federal prosecutors have opened a wide-ranging criminal investigation at the embattled community college, issuing two subpoenas this week that seek documents tied to spending and other matters, according to records obtained late Wednesday. The subpoenas, which were served to …

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Reprimanded ex-teacher sweeps Batavia school board race

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Reprimanded former Batavia teacher landed a seat Tuesday on the school board with ease — a move he calls his “final civics lesson.” “I feel like I should’ve run for pope,” said John Dryden, who taught social studies for 21 years at Batavia High School. “I feel like the community …

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COD – Clean Slate First Meeting Suggestions

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DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In a stunning upset to the establishment endorsements, the clean slate candidates have won the election and must now prepare for the fixes badly needed at COD.  Our thoughts on the tasks ahead that need serious attention are listed below in no particular order.

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