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Julia Boyle enjoys an electronic cigarette as she waits for customers at the Vapor Shark store on April 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Brandon Leidel, CEO, Director of Operations Vapor Shark, said he welcomes the annoucement by the Food and Drug Administration that they are proposing the first federal regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would ban sales of the popular devices to anyone under 18 and require makers to gain FDA approval for their products. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Chicago Beats Feds To Regulation Of ‘E-Cigs’

They’re called e-cigarettes. While the battery-operated device has its critics, some say it has helped them stop smoking. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/24/2014

1040 Federal Tax Return (credit: AP)

Is Tax Policy To Blame For Illinois’ Problems?

As people focus on their tax returns this weekend, two politically opposed budget watchdogs are differing strongly about the role taxes are playing in Illinois’ financial problems right now.

WBBM Newsradio–04/13/2012

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Bill Would Ease Regulations For Farmers Market Vendors

The Illinois State Senate has passed a bill attempting to make things easier for more sellers.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011

Burr Oak Cemetery

Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Tough Cemetery Regulations

Tough cemetery regulations imposed last year after the Burr Oak scandal have proved burdensome for many Illinois cemeteries, leading lawmakers to consider rolling them back.

04/24/2011

Teen Driving

Hearing Set For Bill To Regulate Private Driver’s Ed Instructors

A committee hearing in Springfield this morning could change the way teens take driver’s education in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011

A student attends class at one of the Chicago City Colleges. (CBS)

Lawmaker Wants Tighter Regulations For Home Schooling

Hundreds of home-school rights activists are expected to rally in Springfield Tuesday, against legislation that would require home-school children to register with the state.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011