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    Lawmaker wants ban on guns in places of worship

    by  • August 2, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    CAHOKIA (AP) — An Illinois lawmaker wants to change the state’s new concealed-carry law to ban guns in places of worship. The law bars concealed weapons from schools, courthouses, government buildings, libraries and public transit. But churches, mosques and synagogues must post signs if they don’t want people carrying guns onto the property. Democratic...

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    Illinois’ economic growth accelerating

    by  • August 2, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Economic growth in Illinois is accelerating. This is according to the University of Illinois flash index, coming in at 106.5 this month, up from 106.3 a month ago, and near the pre-recession peak of 106.7 in 2007. Numbers over 100 represent economic growth, so this is good news, says economist Fred Giertz, who compiles...

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