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Carnival workers now subject to background checks


Carnival owners will be required to run background checks on their workers and will be forbidden from employing people convicted of some violent crimes under a new law signed by Gov. Rod Blagojevic­h, his office said Sunday. The bill immediatel­y prohibits carnival owners and operators from employing a worker who is a registered sex offender or has been convicted of rape, murder or certain sexual offenses.

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