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Illinois Coronavirus Patients Cured, Released From Home Isolation

Health officials: Chicago area couple can return to work; public risk remains low By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — Two Chicago-area residents who tested positive for novel coronavirus earlier this year have recovered and were released from home isolation this weekend, according to public health officials. Federal, state and local health officials…

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With March Madness Looming, Lawmakers Renew College Athlete Endorsement Push

Current, former NBA players join in call for allowing name, likeness compensation By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – One month ahead of the tipoff of March Madness, Illinois lawmakers – backed by a pair of NBA brothers – are renewing a push to allow college athletes to profit from the use of…

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State Police Director Backs FOID Fingerprinting

By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Police director said this week that his department has stepped up illegal firearm ownership enforcement methods, but it needs greater resources to continue the job — including fingerprints of Firearm Owner Identification Card applicants. During a news conference Thursday, ISP Director Brendan Kelly…

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Cannabis Production Minor to Launch at Western Illinois University in Fall 2020

MACOMB, IL – According to Forbes, the cannabis industry is among the fastest-growing job markets in America. According to Leafly’s 2019 Cannabis Jobs Count, cannabis directly employs more than 211,000 full-time workers in the U.S. And now Western Illinois University students interested in careers in what Leafly calls America’s hidden job boom will have the…

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