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Congressional delegation backs Pritzker’s flood aid appeal

  CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ congressional delegation is backing Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reverse its decision to deny aid to individual flood victims. FEMA in September determined the flooding 22 counties sustained along

City of LaSalle passes zoning ordinance for cannabis matters

  LASALLE – The city of LaSalle is amending their zoning ordinances to allow growth, manufacturing and dispensing of cannabis. On Monday night, Mayor Jeff Grove said that the passing of the ordinance is to prepare for potential opportunities in the future. The zoning board will

Chicago police superintendent considering retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he is considering retirement. Johnson was at City Hall on Monday for a budget hearing when he told reporters he’s thinking of leaving the job he’s held for more than three years and a department he joined more than

Forecast calls for continued high water in Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A new forecast says Great Lakes levels are likely to remain unusually high and may set additional records. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in Detroit on Monday released its outlook for the next six months. Hydrologist Keith Kompoltowicz (kohm-PAUL-toe-witz)