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Quinn is against ADM Tax Breaks

Quinn is against ADM Tax Breaks

Gov. Pat Quinn has announced that he will not accept any legislation with special tax incentives to get Archer Daniels Midland Company to keep its global headquarter in Illinois. He said that he will veto the legislation until legislators approve a fix for the state's nearly $100 billion pension crisis.

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First Mind-Controlled Bionic Leg Fitted in Zac Vawter

First Mind-Controlled Bionic Leg Fitted in Zac Vawter

A 32-year-old Zac Vawter has lost his lower right leg in a motorcycle accident. The accident took place four-and-a-half years ago and has been fitted with an artificial limb.

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Twelve Including 3-Year Old Shot in Chicago Shooting

Twelve Including 3-Year Old Shot in Chicago Shooting

According to latest reports, it has been revealed that 12 people were shot at a park in Chicago's Southwest side, along with a three year old boy.

A head at the Cook County Medical Office said that two victims and one little boy were in a critical condition, but no one has died.

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Mayor of Chicago Stops Midway Airport’s Privatization Process

Mayor of Chicago Stops Midway Airport’s Privatization Process

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had late Thursday caused a bidding process for Midway Airport's privatization to breeze all of a sudden.  Now, one day following the same, i. e. on Friday, he has sent signals and a deal would still be welcomed by him down the road.

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Average price of gasoline in US dropped 7.61 cents in last two weeks

Average price of gasoline in US dropped 7.61 cents in last two weeks

According to the latest Lundberg Survey carried out on August 9, the average cost of one gallon of regular gasoline at the US pumps witnessed a 7.61-cent plunge - to $3.59 per gallon - in the last two weeks.

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Sneak Peak at a Lab-Grown Hamburger

Sneak Peak at a Lab-Grown Hamburger

A lab made hamburger was tasted in London on Monday. The hamburger was made from cow muscle grown in a laboratory. The burger was said to be dry and lacking in flavor by three people who ate it.

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Heart Attack Women Survivors Remain Concerned about Sex Lives

Heart Attack Women Survivors Remain Concerned about Sex Lives

According to a research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, it has been unveiled that many women who have suffered heart attack remains concerned about their sex lives.

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Reading books, Writing and Brain Stimulating Activities Reduces Memory Decline

Reading books, Writing and Brain Stimulating Activities Reduces Memory Decline

According to a new study, reading books, writing and participating in brain-stimulating activities could help in preserving memory in old age. Robert S Wilson, with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, said, "Our study suggests that exercising your brain by taking part in activities such as these across a person's lifetime, from childhood through old age, is important for brain health in old age".

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BPA Increase Prostate Cancer’s Risk, study

BPA Increase Prostate Cancer’s Risk, study

In a breakthrough revelation, it has been uncovered that early life exposure to bisphenol A or BPA is said to increase the risk chances of getting diagnosed with cancer in the human prostate epithelium.

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Clinical Trial of MS Treatment Derives Successful Result

Clinical Trial of MS Treatment Derives Successful Result

In a breakthrough revelation, it has been revealed that a group of researchers from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, has been able to come up with a treatment for multiple sclerosis.

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