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By Associated Press On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

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

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 Jake Leonard On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

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

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 Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Vape shops sue to block US regulation covering e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (Heartland Newsfeed) — A group of vape shops in five U.S. states on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits challenging a rule adopted by the Food and Drug Administration that allows the regulator More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

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...

By United Press International On Saturday, January 6th, 2018

HP recalls computer batteries due to fire and burn hazards

PALO ALTO, Calif. (UPI) — Hewlett-Packard has recalled 50,000 lithium-ion batteries for notebook computers and mobile workstations, according to a news release. The batteries can overheat and pose fire and More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

North Korea’s only 3G network provider withdraws services

SEOUL, South Korea (UPI) — North Korea‘s only 3G network provider will pull out of the hermit kingdom, cutting off some 3.5 million citizens subscribed to its local Koryolink services. Egypt’s More...

By Illinois News Network On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Illinois officials react to FCC’s net neutrality vote

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — While Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan promises an appeal, an Illinois U.S. representative says lifting Federal net neutrality rules will hold internet service More...