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April 2019 Archives

How the Bezos couple split Amazon assets

While some parts of the Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos divorce are more salacious, other aspects seem more amicable. The couple agreed on a divorce settlement that would give MacKenzie some Amazon stock while Jeff would have voting power for her shares. Here are some details about the Bezos divorce that Illinois residents might want to know about.

Safety advocates raise awareness about distracted driving dangers

The technology that leads to distracted driving tempts drivers throughout Illinois on a daily basis. Smartphones and dashboard touchscreens take people's eyes off of the road and result in accidents. According to the National Safety Council, these distracted driving crashes kill nine people and injure another 100 people every day. To educate the public about the serious problem, the council and other organizations promote Distracted Driving Awareness Month each April.

IIHS links rise in car crash fatalities with higher speed limits

Ever since the nationwide 55 mph speed limit was abolished in 1995, 41 states including Illinois have raised the speed limit to at least 70 mph on their highways. Six of those states have done so since 2013. In addition, seven states raised the speed limit on some highways to 80 mph. However, according to a study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, this change is responsible for nearly 37,000 additional deaths between 1993 and 2017.

Natalie Maines and Adrian Pasdar dispute over prenup and support

Illinois fans of Dixie Chicks member Natalie Maines may be aware that she is involved in a contentious divorce from her husband, Adrian Pasdar. Pasdar, an actor, is seeking child and spousal support as well as legal fees. Maines is asking a judge to uphold the prenuptial agreement the two signed before they married in 2000.

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