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Ikea pledges to stop using plastic products within two years

Worldwide retailer Ikea is set to phase out their use of plastic products by 2020. This sustainability initiative reportedly comes as a result from the detrimental effects of plastic on the environment, according to The Guardian. While Ikea is best known as a global furniture retailer and home goods store, the company also offers dine-in options at More...

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By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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How to get your teen driver ready for the road #ad #sponsored

Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post, presented in part by Nationwide Insurance agents in the Chicagoland region and the City of Chicago. Finally. The moment you and your child have been waiting for! If More...

By Danielle L. On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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New Jersey approves controversial health insurance law

On May 30, Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey enacted a law that demands all residents in the state of New Jersey must receive health insurance or suffer a penalty from not having it. This marks New Jersey as the second More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Can medical marijuana help combat Illinois’ opioid crisis?

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have proposed an unusual plan to expand the use of medical marijuana as a way to fight the state’s growing opioid crisis. The plan is on the governor’s desk. It would More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Christian County Sheriff issues advisory regarding IRS scams

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Christian County Sheriff’s Department has received several complaints from citizens reporting they have received phone calls from people claiming to be the Internal More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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GUEST COLUMN: Some modes of travel are cheaper than others

There are many decisions that you can expect to make in your travel plans. Sometimes that preparation is part of the fun of the trip. This article has many helpful hints and pointers on making traveling arrangements More...

By Associated Press On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Toys R Us is planning to liquidate its US operations

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Coinbase hit with two class-action lawsuits, one claiming insider trading

SAN FRANCISCO (Heartland Newsfeed) — The popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will be facing two new class-action lawsuits in Federal court, one of which accuses the exchange of insider trading. The first More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 25th, 2018
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McDonald’s is bringing back a sauce that led to riots

OAK BROOK, Ill. (Heartland Newsfeed) — A product featured on popular animated television program Rick & Morty, which triggered multiple riots in 2017, is prepared to make a comeback in 2018. McDonald’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Bourne issues resolution in opposition of vehicle mileage tax

LITCHFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has signed on as chief co-sponsor of a resolution that voices opposition to a new tax on Illinois motorists being charged per More...