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Illinois State Senator Expects ‘Rapid Pace’ For Gambling Bill

While not ruling out anything, Sen. Terry Link said it would be similar to his previous proposal of five new casinos.



Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Remains In Limbo

State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) thought he had enough votes to pass the three-year pilot program legalizing medical marijuana this week.


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Illinois Democrats To Voters: Don’t Have Your Vote Suppressed

“If you are asked for a photo ID, it’s not required, but do not leave your precinct if you’re asked for that,” State Sen. Terry Link said.


File photo of a yellow python.  (credit: JUAN C SCHWARZ/Getty Images)

Waukegan Worker Picking Up Trash Finds Python

A worker picking up trash in Waukegan found something he wasn’t expecting: a 12- to 15-foot Burmese python.


Suzi Schmidt

State Senator Arrested for Damaging Property

Illinois state Sen. Suzi Schmidt has been arrested


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