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FDA implements ban on trans fats

FDA implements ban on trans fats

November 20, 2013

The battle to ban artificial trans fats is finally coming to a close as the FDA issued the preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils are not “generally recognized as safe” early this November. This decision allows for a 60-day period during which more data can be collected, and f...

Illinois says ‘I do’ to same-sex marriage

By Eleanor Black

November 6, 2013

Illinois is on its way to becoming the 15th state to recognize marriage equality. On Tuesday, after a two -hour debate, the House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 10 with 61 votes. The bill was then sent to the Senate, where it was quickly passed and is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Pa...