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New Illinois Law
5:59 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Concealed Carry & Assault Weapons

Credit Bloomberg.com

It could be months before anyone can actually bring a gun outside the home in Illinois under the state’s new concealed carry law.

But a separate provision of the law has already taken effect.  Beginning this weekend, communities will no longer have the ability to enact restrictions on assault weapons.

The law legislators passed for July 9 gave communities ten days to place local limits on the sale, possession, and transport of so-called “assault weapons.” 

Nicole Chen called that “ludicrous” and a decision that shouldn’t be left to the state.

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Plant Being Built in Lee County
4:51 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Additional Money for Fertilizer Plant

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has agreed to increase its financial incentive package for Iowa Fertilizer Company.

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Judge Reverses Jury Decision
10:38 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Lee County Waits for Possible Appeal

Lee County Board of Supervisors

Lee County is now in a “wait-and-see” mode following a court ruling late last week.

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Borrowed Money to Get By
7:44 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Nauvoo-Colusa Trying to Address Finances

Nauvoo-Colusa Schools

The financial challenges facing the Nauvoo-Colusa School District have it taking a much closer look at its future.

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Patrick Twomey
6:34 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

New Macomb School Supt Hits the Ground Running

Superintendent Patrick Twomey
Credit Rich Egger

Dr Patrick Twomey feels he was well prepared when he took over as the head of Macomb School District 185 on July 1.

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