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Illinois dispensaries prepare for recreational marijuana

Illinois dispensaries are staffing up and remodeling in preparation for the legalization of recreational marijuana. The General Assembly approved the marijuana legislation last month and it now awaits a signature from Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker. He campaigned on legalization, so ...

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Illinois dispensaries prepare for recreational marijuana

Illinois dispensaries are staffing up and remodeling in preparation for the legalization of recreational marijuana. The General Assembly approved the marijuana legislation last month and it now awaits a signature from Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker. He campaigned on legalization, so ...

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Civil: Family – Jurisdiction

In Re: Marriage of Anastasia Vailas v. George N. Vailas, (Connors, J.), (Connors, J., Cunningham, J. and Karnezis, J. on panel) (Cunnigham, J. and Karnezis, J. concur)

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Blagojevich guilty of lying to agents

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, on trial for corruption in Chicago federal court, was found guilty of making false statements to federal agents. The jury deadlocked on the remaining 23 counts Blagojevich faced. Prosecutors said immediately after the verdict was ...

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‘I have done absolutely nothing wrong’

Rod Blagojevich, the 40th governor of Illinois and the subject of federal corruption charges including the attempted sale of President Barack Obama's former U.S. Senate seat, was convicted of abuse of power by state legislators. He is to be removed from office. The Illinois senate voted to convict Blagojevich on one article of impeachment. A two-thirds vote was required. In a speech before the senate at the state capitol in Springfield, Blagojevich said Thursday he never "intended to violate any law" and that his conviction on unproven charges would set a "dangerous precedent."

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Impeachment trial underway

Photo by Mark Cowan, Bloomberg News Illinois State Supreme Court Justice Thomas Fitzgerald, center, convenes the members of the state senate on the opening day of the impeachment trial of Gov. Rod Blagojevich at the state capitol in Springfield, Ill., ...

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