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May 17, 2017

Ameren Experiments With Microgrid In Champaign

Since December, Ameren Corporation has been operating a small, independent power grid on the south side of Champaign that uses solar panels, a wind turbine and two natural gas-powered generators to power more than 190 homes in the area.


Medical cannabis related products are sold at a Medical Cannabis Outreach clinic in Shelbyville on April 29.
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May 17, 2017

Mobile Clinics Connect Hopeful Marijuana Patients With Doctors

Medical marijuana has now been available in Illinois for about 18 months. But many around the state, particularly in Southern Illinois, say they can't find a doctor in their area to help them. A few groups have found a way to change that — they're now bringing doctors directly to the patients with qualifying conditions. More than 30 hopeful patients registered for a recent clinic in Shelbyvlle, held by Medical Cannabis Outreach.


House Republican Leader Jim Durkin speaks with reporters in his Capitol office on May 31, 2015.
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May 17, 2017

Pension Bill In House Faces Obstacles

Illinois house leaders of both parties have introduced legislation to change the state’s public pension systems. But as Tom Lisi reports, some constitutional lawyers say it has little chance of getting through the Illinois Supreme Court.


Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
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May 16, 2017

Addiction Experts Call Out Remarks From Tom Price As Unscientific, Damaging

Addiction experts are up in arms following remarks from Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, in which he referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.” Nearly 700 researchers and practitioners sent a letter Monday communicating their criticisms to Price and urging him to “set the record straight.” 


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