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Indiana Teens Ask City to Ban Saggy Pants
We hear about efforts like this every now and then, usually pushed by older residents in a community. However, in Gary, Ind., it's the youth pushing for a ban on saggy pants.
The Times of Northwest Indiana reports that the Gary Youth Council, whose members are teens, plans to ask the City Council to …
'Right to Try' Law Signed In Illinois
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Potentially life-saving drugs which are still in the testing phase will now be made available to certain patients in Illinois.
Under newly signed legislation, patients who have been given two years or less to live can get medicine which has been only been through…
Leaving Pets Outside in Bad Weather Could Become a Crime
As the scheduled end of this legislative session in Springfield approaches, the budget situation is sucking up much of the attention. But other pieces of legislation are making their way through the House and Senate.
One bill heading for the Governor's desk would make it a crime to leave the fam…
New Illinois Eavesdropping Law Sent To Governor's Desk
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
A new law prohibiting secretly recording conversations has passed the General Assembly, replacing a law the Illinois Supreme Court tossed out in the spring.
“What this bill does, most importantly, is to restore Illinois to a two-party, or all-party, consent st…