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When You Outlaw Butter, Outlaws Will Come to Illinois to Get It

Our friends to the north in Wisconsin take a few things pretty seriously. Things like: Packers football, string cheese and fireworks roadside stands, Packers football, other types of cheese sold at roadside stands, beer, sausage, cheese  hats, and of course, Packers football. Oh yeah, and butter. They take butter very, very seriously.

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This Is Illinois’ ‘Craziest Law’ According to MSN

All of a sudden underage kids are registering for culinary school.

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It’s a New Year, But Strange, Old Laws Are Still on Illinois’ Books

When we get into late December and early January of any given year, many news outlets publish lists of new laws and regulations that go into effect at the beginning of the new year. What you don't often see are lists of the odd, archaic, or just plain weird old laws that are still around on the books throughout the state. Let's fix that.

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Wisconsin Snow Removal Violation Could Cost You $181

If you're driving in Wisconsin, you might want to double check that you removed every inch of snow from your car.

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Is it Legal to Drive with Your Hazard Lights on in Illinois?

Because if it isn't, half of the drivers on I-90 last night should probably get a ticket.

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Illinois State Rep Files Bill to Restrict Pokemon Go Players

Depending on where you come down on the whole Pokemon Go phenomenon, you're either delighted to hear that this public menace enslaving the minds of today's youth may be brought to heel...or you think that State Rep Kelly M. Cassidy (D-Chicago) is someone who likes to yell at kids to get off of her lawn.

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Four new Bills Signed into law to Expand Fishing and Hunting in Illinois

Monday was Conservation Day at the Illinois State Fair on Monday and Gov. Bruce Rauner used the day to sign into law four bills that will expand hunting and fishing in Illinois.

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Some Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Illegal in Illinois

Granted, some of the laws I'll share with you here are rarely enforced, but...engaging in some of the things on our list could find you in a bit of a jam depending on where you are in the state of Illinois.

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Illinois Has Some Very Strange Laws on the Books

Ever since I was a kid and saw the Academy Award winning documentary "Scared Straight," I've had a pretty simple goal: Don't go to jail. Period. Full stop. However, it's difficult to avoid trouble with law enforcement if you aren't aware of the goofy little things that can be illegal in one municipality but not another. Illinois has several of those goofy little laws.

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Wisconsin’s Hot Car Law Protects Anyone Who Breaks Windows to Save Kids or Pets

Thanks to this law in Wisconsin, you will no longer have to be in fear of being sued if you try to protect a child or pet left in a hot car.

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