• Sequester cuts are starting to take effect

    by  • March 8, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The first sign is long lines for security at O’Hare airport. “we are already seeing the effects at some of the ports of entry, the big airports, for example. Some of them had very long lines,” says homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano. Coming soon will be cuts to subsidized flights in Decatur, Marion and...

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    Thursday feel good story

    by  • March 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    Here’s a feel good story about compassion and invention. Nine-month-old kitten flipper is finally able to walk, thanks to help from a group of Colorado high school students. The adorable feline was born with a twisted spine that prevented her from standing upright. She was in danger of being put down until members of...

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    Medical marijuana passes House committee

    by  • March 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    A bill allowing medical marijuana use passed an Illinois House committee Wednesday and will be heard on the House floor.  State Rep. Lou Lang, a Skokie democrat, proposes restrictions on who can and cannot use medical marijuana, saying if a person doesn’t have one of the 33 named diseases or issues, they can’t get...

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