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Illinois’ breakout star in a hazy economic landscape: recreational marijuana

Illinois’ breakout star in a hazy economic landscape: recreational marijuana

It only took a few months for Illinois’ budding recreational marijuana industry to blossom — even during the Covid-19 pandemic. Last year, Gov. J.B. Prizker passed bipartisan legislation legalizing marijuana for recreational use and sale in the state — the 11th in the nation to do so – starting January 1, 2020. When the pandemic…MORE

Homes explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and injuring 3 others

Homes explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and injuring 3 others

One woman died and three people were hospitalized in serious condition after a major explosion in a residential area of Baltimore, according to Blair Adams, Public Information Officer for the Baltimore City Fire Department. Three homes were reduced to rubble in a major gas explosion, Adams said. Officials are investigating the cause and crews are…MORE

Chicago police arrest more than 100 people after shootout and looting downtown

More than 100 people were arrested in Chicago after an overnight fit of violence that appears to have begun with police exchanging gunfire with a 20-year-old man, Police Superintendent David Brown said Monday. This was not a protest, he made clear, dubbing it instead “an incident of pure criminality.” Thirteen officers were injured in frays…MORE

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