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Police: 2014 Concealed-Carry Permits in Illinois Top 91,000

Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois’ total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.


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ISP Prepares to Issue Concealed Carry Permits

Illinois State Police say they’re getting ready to issue the state’s first concealed carry permits in the coming days.



Fewer Deer Hunting Permits

There may be fewer deer hunting permits available in your area this year.


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Missouri Moves to Online Environmental Permits

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources plans to start handling applications for a common permit over the Internet.


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Officials Advise Carnival Goers To Look For Permits On Rides

Make sure permit stickers are current.


JOPLIN, MO - JULY 30: Volunteers demolish a tornado-damaged home July 30, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. Joplin continues to recover from the May 22nd twister which killed 160 people and destroyed 7,500 homes and as many as 500 businesses. (Getty/Scott Olson)

Joplin’s July Building Permits Total $51.7 Million

Of the permits issued in July, about 760 were for demolition, with another 60 issued for new home construction.


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