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  • How Obama would spend your money in 2016, agency by agency

    WASHINGTON – Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot.But it goes fast when your budget stretches from ag ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Obama proposes new agency to make Americans' food safer

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama wants to create a new government agency dedicated to keeping the nation's food safe.
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Obama sending $4 trillion spending plan to Congress

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that seeks to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 6:58 am
  • Advancing DeKalb County survey results invalid

    SYCAMORE – Members of Advancing DeKalb County will have to try a new approach to identify the needs of DeKalb County residents after a results from a ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

    WASHINGTON – The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Romney’s exit unleashes race for donors among 2016 hopefuls

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Mitt Romney’s exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backin ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress

    WASHINGTON – After a year of relative peace in Washington’s budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that ne ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

    WASHINGTON – Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Senate panel approves Iran sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON – A bill that would levy tough new sanctions on Iran if it fails to sign an agreement to curb its nuclear program cleared a Senate committe ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, n ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Genoa pushing for Amtrak project change

    GENOA – Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary hopes persistence will convince state leaders to change plans for an Amtrak passenger rail service so a stop is built ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Property tax deferral applications available

    SYCAMORE – The Tax Deferral Program for senior citizens seeking property tax relief has started its application period, DeKalb County officials announ ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Lynch defends Obama immigration changes

    WASHINGTON – Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch pledged a new start with Congress and independence from President Barack Obama on Wednesday, as sh ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Kishwaukee College faculty, administrators approve contract

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees approved a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the faculty union Wednesday that included high ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:29 am
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