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State Sen. Andy Manar on Medical Marijuana
State Sen. Andy Manar on Medical Marijuana

Manar voted in favor of medical marijuana legislation… he joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to explain why.

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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

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Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

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The commission has lost both state and federal funding.

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Background Checks Now Required of Student Teachers

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Background checks are now required of all student teachers.

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Mitsubishi to Work with UAW on Selling Normal Plant

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Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

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Tourism Increases in Illinois

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Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.

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One in ICU After Sunday Shooting

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A Springfield man is expected to live after police say he was shot on his left side Sunday night.