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What Happens When a Priest Does Not Show Up for Sunday Mass?


With the shortage of priests, not having a priest for a Sunday Mass is becoming more and more common. I naively thought that I would never see such a situation, having graduated from a Catholic grammar school and high school,  … Continue reading

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Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Autism As Well As Other Conditions


Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school.  “As we continue to reform state government so that … Continue reading

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CDC Warns Doctors to Look for Early Signs of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness


Don’t delay in getting your child to a doctor if they’re showing possible symptoms. And don’t allow the doctor to dismiss your concerns. Since 2014, three outbreaks of the rare polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis have occurred in this … Continue reading

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Three dead after smoking fake weed laced with rat poison


Another 100 people have suffered from severe bleeding and several have tested positive for a lethal ingredient used in rat poison in Illinois. — Read on metro.co.uk/2018/04/12/three-dead-smoking-fake-weed-laced-rat-poison-7460430/

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E-cigarette explodes in teen’s mouth, breaks jaw and teeth


A teenage boy was left with a broken mouth, a hole in his chin and damaged teeth after an electronic cigarette exploded in his mouth. 17-year-old Austin arrived at the Primary Children’s Hospital hours after the e-cigarette burst inside his … Continue reading

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Pregnancy No Bar To Pot Smoking


PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING MORE POT: Marijuana use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the … Continue reading

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How Will Legal Pot Work in the Workplace?


With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be answered. Here’s what you’re probably wondering… With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be … Continue reading

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Illinois police authorities will be in “a tough spot” when the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal on Jan. 1.


Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program … Continue reading

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Willis Tower SkyDeck ledge cracks under visitors’ feet


Visitors to the Willis Tower’s SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction’s protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces. — Read on http://www.cnn.com/2019/06/12/us/willis-tower-skydeck-cracks-trnd/index.html

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Here’s where you will (likely) be able to buy legal weed in the Chicago area Jan. 1, 2020


The recreational marijuana bill approved by state lawmakers allows Illinois’ 55 existing medical marijuana shops to buy an additional license and start selling recreational pot next year. Operators of Illinois’ 55 medical dispensaries — 11 of which are in Chicago … Continue reading

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