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  • Sale pitches White Sox past Royals

    CHICAGO – About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn't make Monday night was his case for the American League's Cy Young Award.Then again, ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Frazier: Big NIU scheduling announcement coming

    CHICAGO – Northern Illinois will have some major football scheduling announcements soon. At NIU's annual Chicago Media Day on Monday, athlet ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Bears: Punt-, kick-return duties up for grabs

    This is the last in a series of Bears position breakdowns by the Chicago Football staff leading up to the start of training camp Friday in B ...

    July 22, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the b ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off t ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

    Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel.Their love of that nation led both to join the Israel ...

    July 21, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

    WASHINGTON – A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to pati ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. bias protection

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal gover ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Gypsy

    Meet Gypsy. Gypsy is a 2-year-old black and orange domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. She wa ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Week in Photos - July 12-18

    DeKalb county's week in photos for July 12-18 as taken by Daily Chronicle photographers. ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Crime Mugs, July 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reas ...

    July 21, 2014 - 12:05 pm
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  • 10 fresh ways to use fresh blueberries

    There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oh, bacon!

    Oh, bacon.It's the essence of breakfast.The smell alone makes you starving.Whether you pan-fry the o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bulk up classic BLT

    In terms of flavor and texture, it’s hard to beat a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, reportedly one of the most popular sandwiches in America. Trou ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

    It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from backyards.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grilling an impressive way to cook cauliflower

    Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.It was a trick that star ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

    Meet Tammy. Boy, is she a mess. Angry, profane and aggressive, then suddenly shy and sweet. Sometimes she's funny, sometimes totally not. She can't fi ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • ‘Earth to Echo’ is a movie you wish you had seen when you were a kid

    First-time feature director Dave Green and first-time feature screenwriter Henry Gayden have a few things in common. They created the six-episode TV s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Six Flags unveils Goliath wooden roller coaster

    GURNEE – Climbing to the top of an 180-foot drop at Six Flags Great America’s new wooden roller coaster, Joliet-resident Taylor Trimby is strapped int ...
    July 2, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • These salads steal the spotlight on July Fourth

    The Fourth of July is one of those holidays when it is hard to resist playing up the theme in the food. It's why we make sure plenty of red, white and ...
    July 1, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Banana pudding upgraded to parfaits

    The Nilla wafers are still here, but the pudding is a classic cornstarch-thickened milk version with no eggs, and flavored with vanilla two ways. If ...
    June 25, 2014 - 5:30 am

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