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Former Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Superintendent Lawrence Wyllie, whose federal fraud trial was postponed last fall and has yet to be rescheduled, draws more than $900 daily in pension income as he awaits his day in court. The 81-year-old … Continue reading →
While marijuana consumption and possession will become legal for Illinois residents age 21 and older starting Jan. 1, consumption in public places will still be prohibited and employers can continue to set rules for their workplaces. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker … Continue reading →
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 →
People are leaving Illinois in droves. Republicans blame the state’s high taxes and its unfunded pension liability, which tops $130 billion. Democrats believe it’s the state’s lack of investment in education and infrastructure. One thing is certain: Illinois’ population has … Continue reading →
According to the CDC, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes over a 30-day span in 2018. That figure includes 4.9% of middle schoolers 20.8% of high schoolers. See the Leyden High School presentation on “vaping”.
This is idiotic. A requirement for graduation? What if you are brilliant or an athlete and have been given a free ride? Okay, this is all my opinion. However, I suspect this is another case of the State of Illinois … Continue reading →
SURPRISE……..STAND BY…….Governor Pritzker has just announced that he isn’t finished and told the General Assembly to stay and work through the weekend…….WOW!!!….And Illinois House approves marijuana legalization bill backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker
Illinois is one signature away from joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. With a bipartisan vote of 66-47, the House approved a bill Friday that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 … Continue reading →
WELCOME TO CHICAGO……… Suburban school bus hit by stray bullets after dropping kids off at Museum of Science and Industry, authorities say A suburban school bus was pelted by stray gunfire Tuesday morning at a South Side intersection after it … Continue reading →
Nineteen weeks into 2019, there have already been 15 school shootings in the US in which someone was hurt or killed. Is this a reflection of the educational systems’ failure to identify mental health issues ?
Illinoisans received their 5th consecutive year of bad news at the end of 2018, with U.S. Census Bureau data showing the state suffered a record fifth year of worsening population decline. Cook County lost more residents between 2017 and 2018 … Continue reading →