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  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    Cannabis sales in Illinois to out-of-state residents nearly doubles
    Legislators (former) (58) , Recreational Marijuana

    (The Center Square) – Despite the pandemic, cannabis sales in Illinois continue to increase. But it’s not just in-state sales. Sales to out-of-state consumers in Illinois has nearly doubled since January.

    Of the nearly $64 million in total adult-use cannabis sales in Illinois for August, $17.2 million was in “out-of-state resident sales.” That’s nearly doub...   read more >

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  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    Pritzker says Illinois better than neighbors in positivity rates
    Governor (44) , Health (49)

    (The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker is warning one region of the state of rising positivity rates, but says Illinois is now in the forefront when it comes to testing.

    During his COVID-19 briefing Wednesday, the governor said Region 1, the northwest corner of the state, has a positivity rate of 7.5 percent. If that raises above 8 percent for 3 straight days, additional restric...   read more >

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  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    Some Illinois mail-in ballot request reminders sent to out-of-state addresses
    Election Issues (not candidates) (39) , Secretary of State (80)

    (The Center Square) – The Illinois State Board of Elections couldn’t immediately say how many out-of-state addresses were part of the 5.4 million reminders sent out to request an Illinois ballot to mail in for the November election, but elections authorities are working to keep the vote secure.

    Early voting begins in Illinois Thursday. That’s also when local elections ...   read more >

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  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    Yelp releases dismal report on business closures in Illinois
    Business (10) , Governor (44) , Health (49)
    (The Center Square) – An economic report from Yelp paints a dire picture for businesses in Illinois and the rest of the country.

    More than 160,000 businesses listed on Yelp’s online directory have indicated they have closed since the pandemic began. In monitoring closed businesses, Yelp also takes into account the permanent closures. That numb...   read more >

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  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    14th Congressional District: Lauren Underwood
    Candidates--Federal (13) Oberweis, Jim--State Senate, 25

    In making his appeal to voters for election to Congress from the 14th Congressional District, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis of Sugar Grove attempts to paint...   read more >

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  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    McHenry County releases finalized plan for when kids may return to in-person school
    Education--Elementary and Secondary (36) , Health (49)

    The McHenry County Department of Health officially released countywide metrics Wednesday designed to give area school districts concrete data and statistics to c...   read more >

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