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    Girl grows largest cabbage in Illinois

    SANDWICH – After winning a state prize for growing a 28-pound head of cabbage, Lily Geltz is thinking about her exit from the cabbage busine ...

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:06 pm
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    Sycamore club experimenting with drones

    SYCAMORE – Spectators at Sycamore High School football games next year might find themselves looking less at the field and more at winged, b ...

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
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    Fire destroys Genoa firefighter's home on Thanksgiving

    GENOA – Nancy Maynard’s neighbors slipped shoes on her feet as Maynard stood in the street watching the fire that destroyed her home. Neighb ...

    UPDATED: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
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    U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving

    NEW YORK – Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while ...

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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    OPEC to keep oil output on hold

    VIENNA – Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that w ...

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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    Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses descri ...

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:27 pm
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    Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty

    GENEVA – After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global co ...

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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    Gameday Live: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions

    Click here for your second screen during today's Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions game. ...

    Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:16 am
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    Prep wrestling: Sycamore earns three victories in opening quad

    SYCAMORE – It came down to the final match, and in the first period Sycamore’s last hope for a win was in physical pain, blood trickling fro ...

    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:12 am
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    Heroin deaths in DeKalb County prompt action

    Brenda Jergens, of Malta, and Cathi McDannel, of Holiday Hills in McHenry County, both want to raise awareness about the dangers of heroin s ...

    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:15 pm
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    Headaches a sign of other physical problems

    While headaches are a common complaint, Dr. Zac Sheedy of Sycamore Integrated Health said they can be an indication of other physical proble ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:44 pm
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    NIU beats Northwestern, 23-15

    The Northern Illinois University Huskies beat the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois, 23-5, on Saturday, Sept. 6, 201 ...

    Sept. 7, 2014 - 4:28 pm
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  • Short on time? Start with a mix

    Start with a 12-ounce bag of stuffing mix, flavor of your choice. Prepare according to package directions, but add one of the following combinations b ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A 101 on great turkey stuffing

    For many Americans, the true star of the Thanksgiving table is not the big bird, but the stuffing (usually moistened with gravy). Given that, I believ ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 10 more ideas for potatoes

    Truth is, mashed potatoes don’t need a whole lot of love to come out pretty darn amazing. A little butter (OK, a lot of butter), a little cream or mil ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Eggs make all the difference in mashed potatoes

    Much as I’d like to take credit for this rich version of mashed potatoes, that honor goes to Stanley Tucci. Or rather, to Stanley Tucci’s wife.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Small changes make better holiday mashed potatoes

    I’ve made mountains of mashed potatoes in my little life, faithfully adhering to the method I was taught in cooking school. And I’ve always been reaso ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fresh take on an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey

    There is something splendid about an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey, not the least of which is the way it fills the home with rich, savory aromas.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Spice up Thanksgiving with barbecue-rubbed turkey

    It occurred to us recently that many of the same flavors we crave on grilled meats during the summer also would be superb on roasted turkey at Thanksg ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Give thanks for a pie spiked with cheddar, whiskey

    Apples and cheddar cheese are such a wonderful pairing, they often are combined in pies. The result is deliciously sweet, with just a hint of creamy-s ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cream cheese produces ultimate creamy pumpkin pie

    In our search for the creamiest possible pumpkin pie, we decided to take our inspiration from the ultimate of creamy pies – cheesecake. 
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Red wine, beef a match made in heaven

    Many people love the idea of a slow cooker because it seems so simple – open the pot, insert ingredients, cover the pot, turn on the heat, then leave ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Diplomats make trade deal to cut red tape, poverty

    GENEVA – After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global commerce by ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving

    NEW YORK – Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • With brute force, Islamic State subdues tribes

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group is employing multiple tactics to subdue the Sunni Muslim tribes in Syria and Iraq under its rule, wooing some with gi ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Southern Democrats trying to recover lost ground

    ATLANTA –To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an eff ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • OPEC to keep oil output on hold

    VIENNA – Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama’s immigration action fuels worrying

    SAN DIEGO – Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Hong Kong police arrest protesters

    HONG KONG – Police arrested key student leaders as they cleared the most volatile of Hong Kong’s three pro-democracy protest camps on Wednesday, deali ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

    CHICAGO – The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busies ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • FBI data show thousands of gun sales beat checks

    BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system – 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a d ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:05 am

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