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Actor John Kusack, who starred in a variety of rom-coms, says today's Hollywood culture makes it easy for con artists to prey on celebrities. (John Cusack in "High Fidelity." (Photo By Getty Images))

Actor John Cusack: Hollywood Is ‘A Whorehouse And People Go Mad’

Cusack also laments that the climate for women in Hollywood is “brutal.”

10/01/2014

Kristin Cavallari hosts the Chinese Laundry Fall 2013 Preview on March 20, 2013 in New York City. (Getty/Bryan Bedder)

Cavallari: “Having a Cal. License in Illinois Is a Crime?”

Reality show actress and wife of Bears QB Jay Cutler had to post bail after speeding ticket.

09/07/2013

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Ill. Gov. Quinn To Decide on Tanning Ban For Minors

“I think the government also knows better than Mom and Dad on cigarettes,” says State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), “It’s the same kind of cancer-causing substance.”

05/21/2013

(AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Ill. Senate OKs Bill to Regulate Use of Drones

Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston is the sponsor of the bill. Biss says his proposal will help maintain people’s reasonable expectation of privacy.

04/18/2013

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Illinois Senate Upholds Veto Of ‘Smoker Discrimination’ Bill

The bill that would have allowed a private company to discriminate by not hiring smokers. They upheld the governor’s veto of the bill.

12/31/2012

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Tanning Salon Ban Fails in Illinois House

The bill would have prevented those under 18 from using a tanning salon, even with parental consent – which is currently required by law.

03/05/2011

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