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Watch now: Recreational pot made $175 million in Illinois tax revenue. But some aren't happy with the rollout.
SPRINGFIELD — When Illinois’ existing cannabis dispensaries opened their doors to recreational customers for the first time on Jan. 1, 2020, they were met with long lines and high hopes.
The challenge is plain to see in Madison, where about three dozen tents have been pitched in a park just 10 blocks from the Capitol.
UW-Madison admitted a larger percentage of students to join this year's class than in any year since the Great Recession
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“I do not have the slightest idea how I got this,” said freshman J.J. Post, who got COVID-19 despite following the rules.
For workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the risk isn’t theoretical. Despite wearing protective gear, and taking other precautions, they’re inches away from patients emitting a new virus that has killed more than 55,000 people.
In a mobilization reminiscent of World War II, when factories worked around the clock to address military needs, Wisconsin businesses are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.