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Illinois proposes tax on streaming services
Eric Sykes
December 02, 2019 - 11:19 am
ILLINOIS (KFTK) -- An Illinois bill would tax residents on Netflix and other streaming services, expanding an existing law in Chicago.
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Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 7:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court Thursday upheld an assault weapons ban that covers Chicago and the rest of Cook County, Illinois, saying guns rights advocates provided no compelling reason why it should diverge from a previous ruling upholding a similar ban in a Chicago suburb. The 7th U.S...
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vape smoke
Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 2:43 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young...
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alligator
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP
July 10, 2019 - 2:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Tuesday that investigators went to Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side and confirmed that...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
June 25, 2019 - 4:50 am
This jerk... Chicago Police enter Jussie Smollett’s home after report of racist and homophobic attack on Jan. 29. He’s still wearing a long white rope around his neck. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/OeGIjsT6gb — Megan Hickey (@MeganHickeyTV) June 24, 2019
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April 19, 2019 - 5:45 am
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — It wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago. Video from a body camera taken Wednesday shows the bewildered Cook County officer radioing: "There's a donkey in the middle of I-90." The officer...
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April 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
(KFTK) - Artists might want to begin designing a new layout for the stars on the American flag as politicians in Illinois propose turning the Windy City into the 51st state. The group of Republican lawmakers signing onto HR0101 feel Chicago and the state are at odds with each other when it comes to...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 10, 2019 - 8:42 am
This story from the Daily Wire may leave you speechless. Last Saturday, a Chicago McDonald's security guard was attacked by two men as he escorted them out of the building. The two men shove the guard against the wall of the restaurant and begin to punch him, that's when the guard pulls out what...
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Louis Farrakhan
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April 03, 2019 - 5:13 pm
CHICAGO, IL (KFTK) - Reverend Louis Farrakhan has tweeted a clip from last month's Saviour's Day speech where he verbally attacked Jews and claimed that Christ never died on a cross. In the outrageous speech, Farrakhan began by quoting a version of John 3:16. From there, he went on to attack the...
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