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Salem-News.com (Apr-10-2014 15:10)

Illinois Legislators Honor Right of Consumers to Buy Farm Fresh Milk

Nutrition Education Nonprofit Issues Rebuttal to Public Health Assertions about Health Risks

(WASHINGTON DC GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Farm fresh milk cow A proposed bill in Illinois banning the sale and distribution of natural or "raw" milk, is not going anywhere this session after legislators heard from

"thousands" of natural milk proponents. The restriction, which was introduced as an amendment to an unrelated bill, would have banned the sale and distribution of raw milk in Illinois. The sponsor, Daniel Burke (D-23rd district), chose not to move the bill out of committee after legislators were inundated with calls and emails from concerned Illinois citizens.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-18-2014 11:50)

State of Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Illinois takes its place among the US states legalizing medical cannabis.

(CHICAGO) - Pot in Illinois The state of Illinois, General Assembly, has approved the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.

The natural herb becomes legal under Illinois law for the treatment of a number of debilitating medical conditions.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2013 07:51)

Rev. Jesse Jackson to Assist Gabby Calhoun, Honor Student Who Had Teeth Knocked Out by Police

Rev. Jackson says that as we remember the legacy of Trayvon Martin, we must realize that there are thousands of youth just like him all over the country.

(SYRACUSE, NY YourBlackWorld) - Gabby Calhoun This is a quick update to those who are following the case of Gabriella Calhoun, the honor student who had her teeth knocked out by the Bloomington, Illinois police.

Gabby is being charged with two felonies, one alleging that she assaulted a police officer, the other stating that she resisted arrest.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-18-2013 12:23)

Illinois NORML: `Help make Illinois the next medical cannabis state`

Includes a list of upcoming related events....

(CHICAGO) - Medical marijuana Illinois NORML expects Gov. Quinn to sign House Bill 1 into law soon but we still need supporters to call his office and let him know how many people support medical cannabis in Illinois.

Please take a few moments to call his office at 217-782-0244 and ask that he sign the bill into law as soon as possible. If you want to call everyday until he signs it please be polite.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2013 11:22)

Southern Illinois Has Its First Hindu Temple

Before this Temple, area Hindus reportedly travelled to St. Louis or Nashville for worship services and gathered at homes.

(CARBONDALE, IL) - Hindu temple Hindu Temple of Southern Illinois (HTSI), reportedly the first one in this part of the state, has opened after three-days of elaborate ceremonies and rituals in Carbondale (Illinois, USA).

Grand-opening ceremony of 4,000 square-foot HTSI; a project of non-profit Hindu Temple and Cultural Society of Southern Illinois founded in 2009; included kumbaabhishekam, araadhana, and various pujas and homams, etc.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-02-2012 19:19)

Supreme Court Ruling Affirms the Right to Videotape the Police

Illinois' eavesdropping law is one of the harshest in the country...

(CHICAGO Chicago Tribune) - Ken Paulsen, president and CEO of the First Amendment Center The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a controversial Illinois law prohibiting people from recording police officers on the job.

Even audio recording of an officer on duty or in public, is a felony punishable by 15 years in prison.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-13-2012 14:34)

China Syndrome: Could Romney be The Manchurian Candidate?

Romney holds major stock in company that demanded the U.S. flag to be lowered while Chinese workers replaced the Americans... a preface to Red Dawn?

(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Photo making rounds on the Internet may confirm the worst suspicions about the beginning of a non-hostile Chinese acquisition of U.S. businesses; a takeover of the U.S. Presidential Canidate Romney holds a major amount of stock in a company called Sensata.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-11-2012 17:45)

Romney`s Company Forces U.S. Flag to Be Lowered in Illinois

It took place as Chinese workers replaced U.S. workers losing their jobs.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Chinese flag replacing US flag If Mitt Romney is elected president, the American flag itself may actually be restricted from flying in the United States. That word comes from employees losing their jobs in Freeport, Illinois.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2010 19:44)

Inmate Dies in Agony While Pleading for Help

A torturous agonizing death for a U.S. federal inmate with several serious undiagnosed deadly medical problems.

(PEKIN, Ill.) - Adam Montoya For days before he died in a federal prison, Adam Montoya pleaded with guards to be taken to a doctor, pressing a panic button in his cell over and over to summon help that never came.

An autopsy concluded that the 36-year-old inmate suffered from cancer, hepatitis and HIV. The cancer ultimately killed him, causing his spleen to burst. Montoya bled to death internally.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-08-2010 14:24)

Marijuana Reformers in Illinois Have High Hopes for 2010

Illinois NORML says says it is crucial that supporters of reforming cannabis laws in Illinois contact their State Representative and urge them to vote yes on Senate Bill 1381.

(CHICAGO, Ill.) - Medical marijuana in Illinois An Associated Press questionnaire that was released this past weekend has forced Governor candidates to take a position in the debate on medical cannabis.

Illinois Green Party candidate Rich Whitney told the AP that he supports full legalization but none of the Republican or Democratic candidates went that far. Republican candidates Andrew Andrzejewski, Jim Ryan and Dan Proft all stated that they would likely sign a medical cannabis bill if it made it to their desks.

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