Chicago may decriminalize marijuana

Chicago pot smokers may soon be able to light up without fear of jail time. Several Windy City councilmen said Thursday they plan to introduce a local law that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in order to cut costs and free up police to handle more serious …

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Protesters again occupy Grant Park — and again are arrested

Updated 10/23/11 7:23 a.m. Posted 10/23/11 5:15 a.m. CHICAGO (WLS) – For the second weekend in a row, anti-Wall Street protesters marched through the downtown streets in another attempt to take over Grant Park. And once again, police arrested those that refused to leave after the park closed. Between 1,500 …

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Drivers face drug checkpoints on highways near Flint

BY BILL LAITNER DETROIT FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER Motorists driving on expressways around Flint are getting surprised by a stunning tactic that the Genesee County sheriff has been using to fight the flow of illegal drugs — one that legal experts said will not withstand a court challenge. At least …

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Illinois Physician Profile Search

Physician Profile Search State of Illinois Physician Profile Search. Enter one or more search criteria. Then click Search to find a Physician and view their office addresses, educational background and other information. DoctorInfo.illinois.gov

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TSA begins random road inspections in Tennessee

Tennessee Becomes First State To Fight Terrorism Statewide Posted: Oct 18, 2011 5:34 PM CDT Updated: Oct 20, 2011 11:26 AM CDT By Adam Ghassemi PORTLAND, Tenn. – You’re probably used to seeing TSA’s signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism …

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VIDEO: Minister Farrakhan: ‘That’s a Murderer in the White House’

By: Nsenga Burton | Posted: June 15, 2011 A YouTube video of Minister Louis Farrakhan taking President Obama to task over the war in Afghanistan and the bombing of Libya is making its way around the Web. In the video, Farrakhan admonishes the president for turning into someone else. Farrakhan …

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Kane County Officials Harass Citizen

In a sliver of unincorporated St. Charles, near the village of Wayne, there’s a home owned by a man with a love for antique vehicles. Kane County officials say the homeowner has crossed the line between collecting cars and creating a community eyesore. “It looks like a junkyard,” county board …

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Obama Sends 100 US Troops to Uganda to Help Combat Lord’s Resistance Army

ABC News’ Jake Tapper and Luis Martinez report: Two days ago President Obama authorized the deployment to Uganda of approximately 100 combat-equipped U.S. forces to help regional forces “remove from the battlefield” – meaning capture or kill – Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony and senior leaders of the LRA. …

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Daley to leave White House after election

White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said Tuesday he will leave his job after the 2012 election. “I made a commitment with the president through his re-election, which I am confident he will do,” Mr. Daley told NBC affiliate WMAQ-TV in Chicago. “Then my wife and I will be …

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