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  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending i ...

    July 29, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a st ...

    July 29, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Arkush: Bears' backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for ...

    July 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Cubs chairman Ricketts points to plan during visit to Kane County Cougars

    GENEVA – Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts loosened his collar and tie and watched most of Monday's Cougars matinee after a morning speaking engage ...

    July 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • McDonald's: Regulator says it's a 'joint employer'

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named a "joint employer" for workers in its franchi ...

    July 29, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Good customer service key to Screamers success

    SHABBONA – When Waterman resident Teri Benson stopped by Screamers Ice Cream in Shabbona for a cheeseburger, she said it was the best burger ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for powe ...

    July 29, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

    BOARDMAN, Ore. – The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, “cold steel” in industry ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Suspect dead; 2 marshals, policeman hurt

    NEW YORK – A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • 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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  • 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
  • ‘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
  • Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant po ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • US: New sanctions on Russia could come Tuesday

    WASHINGTON — The White House says the United States could impose additional economic sanctions on Russia as soon as Tuesday.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Kerry shrugs off Israeli criticism

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday widespread criticism of his efforts to win a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas don't worry h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study releas ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

    BOARDMAN, Ore. – The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, “cold steel” in industry parlance, ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Suspect dead; 2 marshals, policeman hurt

    NEW YORK – A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON – In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missil ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Be ready for ‘prolonged’ Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a " ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:46 pm

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