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Raiders leaving Coliseum where every Sunday was Halloween

Josh Dubow, The Associated Press

Chicago prosecutor to vacate 1,000 marijuana convictions

Don Babwin, The Associated Press

CHICAGO - The top prosecutor in Illinois’ largest county on Wednesday filed motions to vacate more than 1,000 low-level marijuana convictions, kicking off the process of clearing tens of thousands of convictions.

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s motions are the first step in a plan to expunge convictions for possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana, then permanently remove them from criminal records. Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois starting Jan. 1.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

Toronto Stock Exchange (16,939.61, down 11.09 points.)

Northern California man accused of aiding Canadian fugitive

The Associated Press

OROVILLE, Calif. - A Northern California man had been hiding one of British Columbia’s most wanted fugitives in a 2008 killing prior to his violent arrest, authorities said Wednesday.

Butte County sheriff’s deputies said Sam Koh, 40, of Gridley, harboured Brandon Teixeira, 28, in the days before the Canadian man rammed his SUV into a sheriff’s armoured van while trying to escape earlier this month.


Tips for using flexible spending dollars before year's end

Linda A. Johnson, The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. - Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year?

Immigration attorneys urge caution with new marijuana law

Sophia Tareen, The Associated Press

CHICAGO - Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois within weeks, but legal experts on Wednesday urged immigrants to exercise caution as marijuana use or cannabis-related jobs could mean repercussions including deportation.

Canadians spent $908M at cannabis stores

The Canadian Press

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press

1. WHAT’S NEXT IN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY Voting on two articles of impeachment against President Trump is expected in a matter of days by the Judiciary Committee and by Christmas in the full House.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

The Associated Press

Democrats' impeachment charges say Trump betrayed the nation

California calls pot smoke, THC a risk to moms-to-be

Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press

CannTrust at risk of losing stock listing

The Canadian Press

North American stock markets decline

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press