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  • President Obama creates world's largest marine protected area

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and tho ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Residents could sue to block propane storage plan

    SYCAMORE – Opponents of a propane distribution facility proposed for property at the northeast corner of Route 64 and Five Points Road say they plan t ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund would increase the state's required payment ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Donald Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Hillary Clinton, President Obama

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Clinton Foundation donors got face time with Hillary Clinton at State Department

    WASHINGTON – More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either person ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • DeKalb D-428 board approves 3-year deal with teachers

    DeKALB -- Classes in DeKalb School District 428 will start the school year as scheduled next week, after the school board voted 5-2 Saturday to approv ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • DeKalb to consider gambling license, limits on terminals

    DeKALB – Another business is set to come before the DeKalb City Council on Monday seeking a license to sell liquor and operate video gambling terminal ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Donald Trump says 'I do regret' some caustic campaign statements

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In a highly uncharacteristic move aimed at resetting his struggling campaign, Donald Trump has said for the first time that he regre ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • GOP slams President Obama after explanation of $400M payment to Iran

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is facing a storm of Republican criticism after acknowledging that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven mon ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • President Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. – President Barack Obama is unlikely to break from a New England vacation to survey flood damage in Louisiana, despite calls for him ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Obama administration to end use of private prisons

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities hav ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • How the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

    WASHINGTON – For America's wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the elec ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Hillary Clinton camp pushes back as GOP challenges FBI, seeks probe on emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign is pushing back against congressional Republicans who have challenged the FBI's decision not to pursue crimina ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • DeKalb County will officially open business incubator

    DeKALB – A host of congressional and state officials will join with DeKalb County staff and board members today to cut the ribbon on and officially op ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Insurer Aetna slashes ACA exchange participation to 4 states

    Aetna has become the latest health insurer to retreat from the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges by announcing a pullback that will further deple ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:13 am
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