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Tuesday July 2nd, 2019 night edition

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Starting Monday, July 1 you must be at least 21 years old to buy Tobacco products in Illinois.

Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the bill signed earlier this year in April.

The American Heart Association says they support the law and officials say it keeps younger people from starting a habit that is tough to quit.

The total economic costs of smoking are more than $300 billion per year including nearly $170 billion in.

direct medical care for adults and $156 billion in lost productivity due to premature death and exposure.

Adams County Health Department officials say they eventually hope to see deaths decrease over time in Illinois.

To read more from the American Heart Association and why they support the 21 tobacco law click here. »

Hong Kong protesters occupy legislative chamber after smashing windows, vandalising corridors

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Hong Kong anti-government protesters have stormed the city’s legislature after breaking glass doors and prying open gates at the rear.

Pictures of Legislative Council President Andrew Leung and former president Rita Fan were defaced.

In a statement, the government urged protesters to leave the legislature: “This evening, some radical protesters stormed the Legislative Council Complex with extreme violence. »

Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes — ProPublica

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Created in August 2016, the Facebook group is called “I’m 10-15” and boasts roughly 9,500 members from across the country.

The group described itself, in an online introduction, as a forum for “funny” and “serious” discussion about work with the patrol.

Members of the Border Patrol Facebook group were not enthused about the tour, noting that Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat from Queens, had compared Border Patrol facilities to Nazi concentration camps. »

Alcohol causes significant harm to those other than the drinker

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These harms could be threats or harassment, ruined property or vandalism, physical aggression, harms related to driving, or financial or family problems.

People younger than age 25 had a higher risk of experiencing harm from someone else's drinking.

Further, almost half of men and women who themselves were heavy drinkers said they had been harmed by someone else's drinking. »

Adrian Wojnarowski auf Twitter: "Miami is finalizing a trade to send center Hassan Whiteside to Portland for Mo Harkless and Meyers Leonard, league sources tell ESPN."

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