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  • 2 credit houses take no major action on Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Two major credit houses aren’t overly worried about an Illinois judge tossing out a pension overhaul designed to close a $100 billion de ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Washington still focused on tornado recovery

    WASHINGTON – A year after deadly tornadoes ravaged Washington, the rebuilding rate is high and the community is even more tight-knit, according to a c ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Obama pitches immigration steps in his hometown

    CHICAGO – Selling his executive action on immigration, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that contributions to the U.S. by a broad patchwork of immi ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near Huntley

    A man was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the pickup he was driving crashed into a tree and went up in flames, the Huntley ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • FAA: Funding determines upgrades

    CHICAGO – The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • The Gift of Giving

    CHICAGO – On a memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with an announcement: She was about to hand out money.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Illinois prepares for immigration action

    CHICAGO – Obama travels to his home state next week to detail his executive actions, which potentially shield from deportation as many as 5 million im ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Fall harvest nearly complete in Illinois

    PEORIA – A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Judge rules Illinois pension law unconstitutional

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois judge tossed out a landmark law Friday intended to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, ruling that th ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Bruce Rauner: Illinois' finances 'stunningly bad'

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner says Illinois' financial condition is "stunningly bad" and it will require "strong action" to fix it. But he's n ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • 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

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