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Sandy Hook Promise releases statement on White House gun violence proposal

These proposals come after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the other 17 school shootings that have happened in this country since Jan.1. The statement is more than than five years after a 20-year-old gunman killed 27 people, including 20 children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School Dec. 14, 2012.

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Only consumers can win US trade war: author

“It is disheartening to see how quick many U.S. companies are to throw under the bus those companies farther upstream in the supply chain, just to protect their own niche,” says author James S. Stuber.

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Marijuana big issue in Illinois governor’s race

If cannabis becomes legal for recreational use in Illinois, the state would join nine states and Washington D.C. State Dems say legalization would be a source of much-needed revenue and play a major role in Illinois’ criminal justice reform. 

‘Tobacco 21’ bill introduced in Minnesota

By Don Kidd Staff Writer ST. PAUL, Minn.– A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers introduced.