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The Illinois attorney general's office has told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her for seizure disorders. 

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The parents of a suburban Chicago elementary school student suffering from leukemia are suing a Schaumburg-based school district and the state of Illinois for her to have the right to take medical marijuana at school.

Motorola Solutions Inc. plans to cut 200 workers from offices in two suburbs and its headquarters in Chicago.  Company spokeswoman Tama McWhinney says that most employees being cut from campuses in Schaumburg, Elgin and Chicago are taking "voluntary separation packages" which offer "more generous" severance incentives for those who were thinking of leaving anyway.  Some of the jobs could be filled again. 

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One Chicago suburb is considering regulations on treehouses.  This after one resident built an elaborate treehouse filled with amenities that he is advertising online to rent for nearly $200 a night.