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  • DeKalb Park District announces swim and golf discounts for veterans

    DeKALB – Military veterans now get a special discount to play golf and splash in the Hopkins Pool, after park district commissioners approved the redu ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • DeKalb County small-business incubator set to open to users in July

    DeKALB – After it started as only an idea that popped up at a committee meeting in January, DeKalb County officials are expecting to welcome the first ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Hillary Clinton on Benghazi report: Time to 'move on'

    DENVER – Hillary Clinton said Tuesday the nation should move on after Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee released a report critical of the sl ...
    June 28, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • Senate Democrats block GOP's Zika funding bill

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states

    NEW YORK – By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imper ...
    June 28, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Supreme Court overturns former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's bribery conviction

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make i ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • Supreme Court, in a 5-3 vote, voids Texas law on abortion clinics

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in near ...
    June 27, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Sandwich City Council OKs purchase of former Design Stairs office

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich City Council voted to buy the former Design Stairs office building, 1251 E. Sixth St., for a new police station at their June ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Hillary Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

    WASHINGTON – Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew e ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Texas U. admissions can consider race, Supreme Court rules

    WASHINGTON – In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • President Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport them, while acknowl ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Emails: Key security features disabled on Hillary Clinton's server

    WASHINGTON – State Department staffers wrestled for weeks in December 2010 over a serious technical problem with then-Secretary Hillary Clinton's home ...
    June 22, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Marco Rubio, in reversal, will seek re-election to Senate

    WASHINGTON – Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio announced Wednesday will run for re-election to the Senate from Florida, reversing h ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan seeks ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • DeKalb council to look at fiscal 2016.5 budget

    DeKALB – The city could spend more than $21 million as part of a six-month budget plan, which could nibble away at the general fund balance that has r ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:29 pm
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