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  • New state's attorney Amato adjusts to new office

    SYCAMORE – When DeKalb County State’s Attorney Rick Amato moved into his office this week, he found a box of toys for children, a table-top billiards ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Trump voter lost her home to new Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin

    WASHINGTON – When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.She ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump visits Carrier plant; Indiana offers $7 million in incentives for Carrier to stay

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • DeKalb City Council denies plan to add apartments to Campus Cinemas building

    DeKALB – A developer’s failure to adjust his construction plans to meet city codes led to the failure of a plan for apartments at the former Campus Ci ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:35 am
  • Donald Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he's leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation's 45th president, declaring he ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • DeKalb City Council approves budget plan after contentious meeting

    DeKALB – A contentious public hearing on the city’s 2017 budget led to heated exchanges between City Council members and staff Monday, after city staf ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Flag burning, protected by the constitution, comes under fire in Donald Trump tweet

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified "consequences," such as jail or ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump won the presidency but lost the popular vote

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's tweets can't erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month's election, according to The Associated Press' ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump charges, without any evidence, that millions voted illegally

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump is claiming, without evidence, that millions of people voted illegally in the election he won, issuing the bas ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • DeKalb City Council considers making way for ATI Physical Therapy

    DeKALB – City Council members are set to decide today whether to make some changes that would allow a national chain of rehabilitation clinics to open ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Mayor's View: DeKalb in solid financial shape for 2017

    The DeKalb City Council and Finance Advisory Committee have met over the past several weeks. The topics have included the city’s financial policies, t ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • AP Explains: 5 Trump business ties that pose conflicts

    NEW YORK – After Ivanka Trump appeared on CBS's "60 Minutes" wearing a $10,800 bracelet from her jewelry line, someone at her company sent photos from ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump's charity admits to violating IRS self-dealing ban

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump's charity has admitted that it violated IRS regulations barring it from using its money or assets to benefit ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Conway: Donald Trump believes Republicans should move on from prosecuting Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump "doesn't wish to pursue" more investigations into Hillary Clinton's email practices, a top adviser said Tues ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Sycamore City Council hears property tax options

    SYCAMORE – Homeowners in Sycamore could see changes to their property tax bills ranging from a $9.33 decrease to a $39.42 increase based on four optio ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:35 pm
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