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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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