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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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Investigators Say 10th Street Fire is Suspicious

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A Springfield house being remodeled on North 10th street has been destroyed by a fire investigators say is suspicious.

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Judge Gives 2 Life Sentences for Decatur Killings

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A judge has sentenced a Decatur man to two life terms in prison for killing his second cousin and the cousin's wife in an execution-style shooting.

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What’s Left for Lawmakers to Do?

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The Illinois Legislature could give final approval to parts of a $36.3 billion budget as lawmakers head toward the end of their spring session.

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More Debate on Budget, Turnaround Agenda

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A busy day in the Illinois Senate included disposing of the Turnaround Agenda and sending budget bills to the governor.

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Lawmakers: At Least Turnaround Agenda Gets Hearings

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A veteran Republican lawmaker says he knows what to take away from the fact that Democrats would not support any of the governor's initiatives.

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Tort Reform Stalls

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The three bills that the Illinois Senate ran from the governor's Turnaround Agenda failed to get out of committee.