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17 Jul 19
Jobisite

Can be REMOTE POSITION: Work from home anywhere in USA. SALARY + COMMISSION Drive business opportunities Nationally focusing on the sales growth and new markets for machinery used in large volume automated consumer product manufacturing production lines. Activities: Work closely with A&E, ENR and ECN firms developing engineering and manufacturing clients as well as C-Level […]

17 Jul 19
CIProud
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit alleging a new law that expands state oversight of firearm dealers places “onerous restrictions” that could drive many out of business, officials with the advocacy group announced Wednesday. Under the law, which Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed after taking office in January, gun retailers must be licensed by a federal agency and then certified by the state, keep an electronic inventory and install surveillance equipment, among other things. Dealers have to pay fees ranging from $300 to $1,500. However, the ISRA alleges in the complaint filed late Tuesday in Sangamon County Circuit Court that the law puts “undue burdens” on dealers, and state officials have yet to spell out in detail how it must be carried out. The complaint seeks to stop the law from being implemented. “There is no need for this law,” the association’s executive director Richard Pearson said in a statement. “The federal government already licenses gun dealers. All this does is create more red tape and increase the cost of doing business.” Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and State Police acting director Brendan Kelly are named. Kelly declined comment through a spokeswoman, citing pending litigation. Raoul’s spokeswoman said the office is reviewing the lawsuit. Several firearms dealers who are members of the ISRA and the group itself filed the lawsuit. They’re seeking a permanent injunction and to recover costs associated with the law. The complaint alleges parts of the law “place onerous restrictions on firearms dealers, which increase costs past the breaking point for many, for others at best to pass on to those who would be seeking to exercise their right to keep and bear arms, and place other restrictions that place an undue burden on the Plaintiffs’ ability to operate their businesses and serve their communities.” The gun advocacy group has also alleged “political gamesmanship” surrounding the bill. Former Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a similar proposal last year, but Democrats who control the Illinois House and Senate passed another measure and used a legislative procedure to hold it until Pritzker took office. He signed it days after becoming governor and vowed further gun control measures. “This commonsense, bipartisan law makes sure guns don’t fall into the wrong hands and licenses gun dealers just like restaurants and other businesses,” said Pritzker spokeswoman Jordan Abudayyeh. “We’re certain the state will vigorously defend this important new law.” Supporters have said the law would help prevent illegal gun purchases.
17 Jul 19
My poetic side

Today in our poetry news roundup we take a look at the John McCrae poem that has been brought to life, the winner of this year’s Hunt prize laureate and also the poet Dareen Tatour who may be returning to court. John McCrae Poem Brought to Life A playwright in Guelph has created a play […]

17 Jul 19
Tibbs in Training

I’ve seen this photo of Megan Rapinoe plastered all over the internet. Articles, social media, commercials, even t shirts. Arms outstretched, chin up- she looks confident. But, rightly so. She battled the president of the United States on the internet, a host of foreign countries on the soccer field, and the whole US soccer federation […]

17 Jul 19
Letters From Home Plate

Fred Stanley spent 14 years in the majors, hitting .216 with 10 home runs in 816 career games. The bulk of his career was spent with the New York Yankees. He played with them from 1973-1980 and was the team’s primary shortstop in 1975 and 1976. His best season came in 1976 when he appeared […]

17 Jul 19
Darin Newsom Analysis

Session Summary: Early in the day I received word that sources within USDA’s Farm Service Agency were talking about Prevent Plant (PP) acres of corn and soybeans This seemed to have the attention of noncommercial traders early in the session, pushing new-crop corn and soybeans to gains of about 6 cents. Later in the day, […]

17 Jul 19
Chicago Basketball Alumni League

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

17 Jul 19
CIProud
CHICAGO (AP) — A Kentucky man has been sentenced to 5 ½ years in federal prison for selling a gun that was used to kill a 15-year-old Chicago boy. Investigators said Christopher Henderson of Louisville bought firearms in Kentucky and resold them at a big profit in Chicago. He pleaded guilty to dealing guns without a license. Xavier Soto was fatally shot in a Chicago alley in 2017. A 16-year-old friend survived. Henderson acknowledged his wrongdoing in court Tuesday but said he “didn’t mean to hurt anybody.” Separately, four gang members are facing charges related to Soto’s death. Judge Edmond Chang told Henderson that illegal guns have contributed to Chicago’s violence. He says, “It’s a story told hundreds of times.”
17 Jul 19
LoCo Teen Book Review

  This book is a very easy read, 3rd grade level book. On October 1, 1932, New York Yankees World Series, Babe Ruth, hit a long home run straight away center field during Game three of the Chicago Cubs. Legend has it that he had pointed to the center field bleachers and predicted he would […]

17 Jul 19
News One

Snoop Dogg has got jokes… or maybe he is serious about Kim Kardashian helping A$AP Rocky.

17 Jul 19
appsformob

Some key components should be considered if your business is searching for an organization for improvement of an application for versatile. To locate the pertinent outcomes from any web search tool would not be sufficient and there should be five hints to pursue to locate the correct organization for your needs. Know Your Business Requirements […]

17 Jul 19
Soccer 360 Magazine

The International Champions Cup is back! The summer club competition is entering its seventh year with some of the top sides from across Europe coming to Asia, North America, and a smattering of matches at home. It is a great chance for supporters to see how their teams are sizing up ahead of the 2019/2020 […]