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Illinois 2 Months Away from Legal Marijuana Sales

The number of applications for medical marijuana cards has increased by 40 percent since March.


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First Medical Marijuana Center Open in Illinois

Store’s CCO says they will also be shipping smokable, oils and edibles products state-wide.


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Ferguson Effect? Mass Transit Ridership Down

Ridership fell by more than 8 percent on Metro trains and buses during the month the Ferguson grand jury decision was looming.


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St. Louis Cashes in on Cardinals’ Success

St. Louis experiences an estimated $5.8 million worth of economic impact per home playoff game.


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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.


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Illinois Draws $346K from Video Gambling in First Month

Exactly how cash-strapped Illinois’ fortunes shake out with the state’s long-awaited gambling expansion remain to be seen, though the first numbers appear to illustrate the wagering option’s popularity — at least for now.


Local Cancer Specialist Stresses Need For More Mammograms

Dr. Christina Dougherty, says women should begin annual screening mammography at the age of 40 and continue as long as they’re healthy enough to do it.


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Survey: Few Aware Of Energy Efficiency Incentives

October is National Energy Awareness Month.



Jefferson Co. Man’s Been Missing More Than 4 Months

Nobody’s seen Robert G. Braun since early October.


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