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  • Trump uses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to cast doubt on U.S. intel case on hacking

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump is using WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to cast doubt on the U.S. intelligence community's case that Russia ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • Kansas Congressman grounds son for dabbing during swearing-in photo op

    WASHINGTON – A new Kansas Congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move resembling a sneeze during a photo shoot ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 8:47 am
  • DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center proposes $15 million renovation

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center may undergo a $15 million renovation project aimed at improving the morale of residents and employee ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • GOP drops weakening of ethics office, Trump challenges timing of changes

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans reversed themselves Tuesday and dropped plans to swiftly gut an independent congressional ethics board.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • House GOP votes to gut independent ethics office

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans have voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allega ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 9:01 am
  • Trump targets General Motors in tweet, but GM only imported 4,500 Chevy Cruze cars from Mexico

    DETROIT – In another tweet targeting a U.S. company, President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to slap a tax on General Motors for importing compact ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Spartan TV seeks access to public cable channel

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council is set to consider a partnership with Sycamore School District 427 and Comcast allowing the student-produced Spar ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • 3 weeks left: Obama in closing stretch of presidency

    HONOLULU – His last presidential vacation behind him, Barack Obama is entering the closing stretch of his presidency, an eleventh-hour push to tie up ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 7:48 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump still not sold on Russian link to hacking

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President-elect Donald Trump says that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticis ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 7:25 am
  • Russia, brushing off Obama, looks to friendlier Donald Trump

    HONOLULU – Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump in hopes the president-elect will reverse ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • U.S. gives detailed look at Russia's alleged election hacking

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Ame ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Ballot order determined for mayoral, city office candidates in DeKalb, Sycamore

    DeKALB – Jerry Smith was the only DeKalb mayoral candidate on hand to watch the lottery drawing Wednesday in the City Council Chambers, and he was hop ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • House Café owner hopes to get liquor license in January

    DeKALB – A recommendation by the DeKalb Police Department to approve a conditional liquor license for the House Café could be enough to keep the busin ...
    Dec. 26, 2016 - 11:15 pm
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