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Illinois marijuana sales top $100 million in October

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois saw more than $100 million in marijuana sales in October. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation says there was a record $75 million in recreational pot sales last month. Sales of medical marijuana totaled another $33 million. Illinois ...Read more

Five New COVID-19 Deaths in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – LaSalle County logged five COVID-19 deaths on Monday, the highest one day total since the pandemic began in March.  According to the LaSalle County Health Department, the deaths were two men in their 70’s, two men in their 80’s, and a 90 year old man.  The previous ...Read more