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State lawmaker: Concealed carry law 'complicated'
A state senator said the law he helped push through that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is too tough on gun owners from other states.
Ag official: Buy propane early, avoid uncertainty
Farmers and homeowners who use propane should fill their tanks before cold weather arrives or contract supplies at lower prices beforehand in case costs spike this winter as they did last year, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey said.
Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'
Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.
Agent claiming wrongful dismissal goes to court
The veteran Iowa criminal investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV appeared in court Wednesday as state attorneys sought to have his wrongful dismissal lawsuit thrown out.
Prosecutor: Texts were 'countdown' to Iowa slaying
An Iowa man killed his pregnant wife so that he could be with another woman that he had zealously pursued for months, a prosecutor said Wednesday as he sought a murder conviction for a third time in the case.
Durbin to Putin: Take responsibility for crash
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
Rule changes coming in 2014-15 deer hunting season
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is announcing a number of changes for the upcoming deer hunting season.
Closing arguments set in Iowa man's murder trial
Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday at the third trial of an Iowa man charged with killing his pregnant wife.
Illinois insurance subsidies in place for now
Officials say Illinois health insurance customers shouldn't feel any immediate effect of a federal appeals court panel's ruling as a confusing legal battle continues over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
More than 100 immigrant children have entered Iowa
A federal official says 122 children who entered the country illegally were sent to Iowa in the first half of the year.
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