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Polar bear bath time

Polar bear bath time

BEAR BATH TIME: Polar bears like to play too. Photo: YouTube

With all the news about Justin Bieber and Mayor Rob Ford, it’s easy to forget that cute things come from Canada too. Watch as this polar bear cub at the Toronto Zoo gets his first bath.

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Quinn Signs Millionaire Tax Referendum

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Voters will be able to weigh in on a proposed tax on millionaires this November.

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Coming Soon: Medical Pot

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Those interested in growing and selling marijuana for medicinal purposes in Illinois should be able to apply soon