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The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), would prohibit all teens 17 and younger from using UV tanning beds.
The Lake County Forest Preserve District's overall budget for 2013-14 decreased $12.4 million over the last fiscal year.
The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide high school arts competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The winner, a Palatine High School senior, will have her artwork displayed in the U.S. capitol.
Passed by a 35-21 vote, the bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn, who has not yet said whether he intends to sign it.
New trustees sworn into office.
Government, Police & Fire
Barrington Police Chief Jerry Libit retires at the end of the month; Assistant Chief Dave Dorn to lead department.
Gov. Pat Quinn is pushing for 11 Illinois counties to be named major disaster areas.
Did you miss the public hearing on grade separation in Barrington? View the video explaining the alternatives online.
The Illinois House approved sweeping pension reform this week. The legislation will now move on to the Senate.
Sen. Kirk and Sen. Durbin make first joint appearance in state at Great Lakes school along with Rep. Schneider.
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