A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Chicago Firm Competing For Medical Marijuana Licenses

An African-American owned company in Chicago has applied to become one of the first firms to obtain a license to grow and sell medical marijuana.


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Indiana Approves Controversial ‘Career Specialist’ Teaching Permit

The Indiana State Board of Education has stirred a lively debate after opening the door for those without teacher’s licenses to get jobs teaching high school classes.


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Paramedic Has Been Working 14 Months Without License

It was a discovery made just a couple of weeks ago, and the Fire Department has been scrambling to correct the situation.


Customers line up at The Salsa Truck, the first food truck in Chicago to get a license to cook food on board. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago’s First Food Truck To Cook On Board Hits The Streets

Dan Salls put everything on the line to start his food truck business, “The Salsa Truck.” He quit his job, and emptied his wallet.

CBS 2–02/05/2013

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Oak Lawn Motel May Be Forced To Close After Incidents

An Oak Lawn motel with a checkered past may be forced to shut down following a drug bust and recent death there.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012