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  • Carifio: SchedulePalooza only the beginning

    Social media is a very easy thing to screw up.Twitter has brought down pundits, politicians, athletes – you name it.Promotions on Twitter ar ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Chicago high-rise shooting victim remains critical

    CHICAGO — A technology company CEO who police say was shot and wounded by a demoted coworker in downtown Chicago high-rise building remained ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Carey likes by committee approach for running back

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey said in today’s college football world, it’s necessary to have a committee approach at running ba ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    WASHINGTON – The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the a ...

    July 31, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Maryland football will return to DeKalb for NIU rematch

    The game didn’t turn out very well for the Maryland football team the last time the Terrapins visited Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.But it didn’t ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • As U.S. job market strengthens, many don’t feel it

    WASHINGTON – For millions of workers, happy days aren't quite here again.Though the U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of la ...

    July 31, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

    CHICAGO – Jake Arrieta did quite well without his best stuff.Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 vi ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Tigers make big trade, White Sox win game

    DETROIT – John Danks took the mound amid speculation he could be traded.Instead, it was the opposing team that provided the deadline drama – ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • U.S. employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth abov ...

    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Pet of the Week: Chip

    Meet Chip. Chip is a 5-year-old white and brown Jack Russell terrier mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. Chip wa ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Week in Photos - July 19-25

    DeKalb county's week in photos for July 19-25, 2014 as taken by Daily Chronicle photographers. ...

    July 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
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  • Chef Debi: Fresh spices bring out best in plums

    I love this time of year, when all the fresh fruit is so abundant. One of my favorite fruits is the plum. At 30 calories each, they are a great health ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Chicken salad sampler: Find a cool new favorite

    What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the right comb ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

    Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the oldest known c ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Always cool, and now creamy

    The best cooking is born of necessity. At least that’s the case in my house. My favorite recipes always happen when I’m forced to react to a glut of s ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 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

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