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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - July 23, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Trucker Asks: Are Police Above The Law?

By Amanda Vinicky

Screenshot of video posted by trucker Brian Miner

It has been just over half a year since Illinois made it illegal to talk on your phone while driving without the use of a hands-free device. The law also makes an exemption for law enforcement. A recent YouTube sensation that raises the question: should police get special treatment?

Categories: Law, Technology, Transportation

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 18, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Obama: 1 American Among Dead In Airline Crash In Ukraine

By Scott Neuman and Bill Chappell

President Obama said that at least one U.S. citizen, who he identified as Lucas Schansman, is among the dead in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

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