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  • DeKalb seeks new public works director

    DeKALB – DeKalb will be looking for a new public works boss after T.J. Moore accepted a job in Hanover Park.
    April 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Genoa council to consider installing cameras in city

    GENOA – City council members today will consider a proposal to install a surveillance camera system that would allow police to remotely monitor proble ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Holes, questions remain for Iran’s nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S. or anyone e ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Local right-to-work idea being tested in Kentucky

    CHAMPAIGN – Since he took office, Gov. Bruce Rauner has said repeatedly he wants to let Illinois voters decide whether to set up their own local right ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Rauner suspends $26 million in Illinois health, other money

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner suspended $26 million in social services and public health grants as part of his push to whittle away at a $1 ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Citizen committees form for Sycamore dog park, splash pad

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District has formed two of six citizen committees dedicated to individual projects to help beautify and enhance the commu ...
    April 3, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Pharmacy rep to visit Hinckley on Monday

    HINCKLEY – Hinckley Village Board members once again will discuss a proposed pharmacy on Monday.At t ...
    April 3, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Obama hails Iran framework as 'historic' understanding

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as a "historic" agreement and warned Congress Thursday agains ...
    April 2, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • New Jersey U.S. Sen. Menendez pleads not guilty to corruption

    NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he accepted nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign c ...
    April 2, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Senate Republicans: Hillary Clinton emails 'probably' broke law

    WASHINGTON – Two high-ranking Republican senators are criticizing Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a personal email server, and one says Clinton likely ...
    April 2, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • Iran nuke talks extended once again after faltering

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program headed for double overtime on Wednesday, beset by competing claims and recriminations ...
    April 1, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from ...
    March 31, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy sets May 1 deadline for Hillary Clinton interview on emails

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday he wants to interview Hillary Rodham Cl ...
    March 31, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • U.S. to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

    WASHINGTON – The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Liberal Democrats, GOP cling to hope Elizabeth Warren runs for president

    WASHINGTON – Republicans and liberal Democrats have found something to agree on: Both want to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:21 am
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