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  • Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in U.S. reach age 112

    WASHINGTON – Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock under more scrutiny

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has built much of his personal wealth over a decade through real estate investments with political donors, an ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb seeks legal protections while trying attract Internet retailer

    DeKALB – DeKalb city leaders are trying to draft an incentive deal to attract Internet retailers while protecting the city from what some officials sa ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb County Board asks Sycamore for sober house reconsideration

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board hasn’t given up. The board Wednesday approved penning a letter to ...
    March 12, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • AP sues State Department, seeking access to Hillary Clinton's email records

    WASHINGTON – The Associated Press filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government d ...
    March 11, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court set to hear state's pension case

    SPRINGFIELD – One of the more critical financial issues to face Illinois government in a half-century goes before the state Supreme Court on Wednesday ...
    March 11, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • DeKalb nixes plan to study City Hall ideas

    DeKALB – DeKalb city leaders will have to come up with another way to decide what to do with DeKalb City Hall after aldermen refused a proposal for an ...
    March 10, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Democrats denounce GOP letter on Iran nuke talks

    WASHINGTON – Democrats in the White House and Congress accused 47 GOP senators of undermining President Barack Obama in international talks to curb Ir ...
    March 10, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • Bemis Toyota dealership loan gets tepid reception from DeKalb City Council

    DeKALB – A deal for the city of DeKalb to give Bemis Toyota financial incentives for redevelopment remains on the table, but aldermen weren’t willing ...
    March 9, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Illinois congressman Aaron Schock defends $10K NYC trip with staff

    CHICAGO (AP) – An Illinois congressman again was forced to defend his travel and spending habits Monday after a report emerged that he spent more than ...
    March 9, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Government meetings

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    March 8, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Kishwaukee College trustees to talk about tuition increase at BOT meeting

    MALTA – On the agenda when the Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees meets Tuesday will be a $6-a-credit-hour tuition increase recommended by the colle ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Supermajority fissures may be on full display this session

    SPRINGFIELD – On paper, the number of Democrats in Illinois' General Assembly looks formidable, holding "supermajorities" in both chambers that would ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Distracted drivers could get prison time for fatal crashes

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Fatal crashes caused by illegal cellphone use should carry penalties similar to those imposed on drunk drivers who kill, a suburba ...
    March 7, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Lawmaker seeks to lift ban on Sunday car sales in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Legislation to lift a 32-year-old ban on Sunday car sales in Illinois is under consideration again in the state Senate.
    March 7, 2015 - 11:53 pm
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