Rauner signs civil asset forfeiture reform into law

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The new law will transfer the burden of proof to law enforcement in forfeiture proceedings. In a signing ceremony Tuesday alongside criminal justice reform advocates from the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Illinois Policy Institute and others, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed historic civil asset forfeiture More...

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By Colby Applegate On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Kohl’s opens its doors to Amazon’s returns

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wisc./SEATTLE (Heartland Newsfeed/CNBC) — Amazon is growing its partnership with department store chain Kohl’s. Earlier this summer, the two companies announced that Kohl’s would More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Actor Jamie Foxx promotes crypto exchange ICO

LOS ANGELES (Heartland Newsfeed) — Yet another celebrity has entered the cryptocurrency promotion fray, with Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx promoting an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO). In a post on More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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‘It’ stomps ‘Mother’ with $60 million in its second week

NEW YORK (AP) — The Stephen King adaption “It” continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky’s audacious More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Raffle item donated for Pana Community Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar

PANA (Heartland Newsfeed) — Ron and Jan McMillen of Pana have donated a hand-crafted children’s table with four chairs painted in bright primary colors, which will be among one of several raffle items More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Which Illinois State Fair Grandstand concerts made, lost the most money?

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — While country music is usually a staple in the Illinois State Fair Grandstand concert lineup, they were outshone by two completely different types of music — a cappella More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Tom Brady: Concussions part of ‘the physical nature of our game’

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady doesn’t worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football, the New England Patriots quarterback says in a television interview to be broadcast this weekend. FILE More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Commentary: Claims by Feds and tech experts regarding Kaspersky Labs software is hogwash

Moments ago, we re-published an article published by the Associated Press (“Best Buy says it will no longer sell Kaspersky Labs software, worries ripple in consumer market” — which has since been More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Best Buy says it will no longer sell Kaspersky Labs software, worries ripple in consumer market

NEW YORK (AP) — Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned Federal agencies from using Kaspersky Labs software on Wednesday. Best Buy said it will no More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Paris to host 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles to follow in 2028

LIMA, Peru (UPI) — For the first time in modern Olympics history, the International Olympic Committee announced two host locations at once Wednesday: Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028. From left to right: More...

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