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Watch now: Recreational pot made $175 million in Illinois tax revenue. But some aren't happy with the rollout.
A year into legalized recreational pot in Illinois, some point to ongoing concerns about the program’s social equity component, which has delayed the awarding of additional dispensary and cultivation licenses.
Widespread cancellation of events, travel restrictions, school closures, quarantines: Americans haven’t seen this kind of response to a public health threat since the 1918 flu pandemic.
An expected doubling of residents with dementia, coupled with a caregiver shortage hitting rural areas especially hard, presents a growing challenge. In a search for a cure to Alzheimer's disease, UW-Madison researchers also study causes. State Journal reporter David Wahlberg details the pro…
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Saying it wasn’t “consistent with my administration’s economic and climate imperatives,” President Joe Biden in one of his first actions revoked the construction permit for the Keystone XL pipeline — the long-fought-over project to move oil from Canada’s tar sands to Nebraska and then on to the Gulf Coast.
One American crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic, may have reached the end of the beginning: Vaccines are on the verge of being shipped and distribution to those at greatest risk is about to begin.