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  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repair in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair and improve Illin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory ru ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

    JERUSALEM – A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as av ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • DeKalb, NIU focus on long-term collaboration

    DeKALB – DeKalb Mayor John Rey believes being hopeful about the city of DeKalb is not enough to make it a vibrant college community.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sycamore Park District OKs putting tax hike referendum on ballot

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore voters will see a referendum for the Sycamore Park District on their ballots this November.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Senate, House on collision course on border money

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while ...
    July 22, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Small town police may not be able to afford higher DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch fees

    SYCAMORE – Small town police departments are concerned about the possibility that the cost of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch services will ri ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” o ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb leaders considering e-cigarette rules

    DeKALB – DeKalb city officials are researching rules that could regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and where people can use them.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Kinzinger to hold office hours in Genoa

    GENOA – Staff from U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's office will be in Genoa on Thursday to answer questions from constituents.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:22 am
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