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  • City seeks members for airport advisory board

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey is seeking four people to serve on the city’s Airport Adivsory Board, following the passage of an amendment to restructure the ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Egyptian Theatre could face renovations, new ownership

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to show that the city does not contribute any funds toward the Egyptian Theatre's $350,000 annual operati ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Democratic Rep. John Lewis: Donald Trump not a 'legitimate president'

    WASHINGTON – Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he's doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate president," blaming the Russians for helping the Republi ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • Trump's Pentagon pick Gen. James Mattis: Putin trying to 'break' NATO

    WASHINGTON – Retired Gen. James Mattis, poised to become the first career military officer to lead the Pentagon since the 1950s, said Thursday he beli ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON – The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, responding to pre ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Donald Trump denies, denounces reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace'

    NEW YORK – Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intellig ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Scientists have ruled out a link between vaccines and autism. Donald Trump wants a skeptic to debate the science

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism, asking a vocal skeptic to chair a commission ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Lawsuits over Donald Trump's business threaten to tie up presidency

    WASHINGTON – As a businessman, Donald Trump has kept the courts busy. That's hardly likely to change when he enters the Oval Office, creating an unusu ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:13 pm
  • Democrat criticizes Obama for slow response to Russian hacks

    WASHINGTON – The Senate intelligence committee's top Democrat criticized the Obama administration on Tuesday for its slow response to allegations of R ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 1:02 pm
  • Men in KKK costumes disrupt Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing

    WASHINGTON – Protesters disrupted Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general on Tuesday, including two men wearing Ku Klux Klan cos ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Boris Johnson says UK told Donald Trump that Russia was behind hacking

    LONDON – Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain told U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his team that Russia "is up to all sorts of very dirt ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 9:20 am
  • Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to take senior White House role

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two peopl ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:16 pm
  • Donald Trump battles Meryl Streep as Cabinet picks prepare for grilling

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts, their approach to Russia and oth ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:15 am
  • Trump's pick for national intelligence director spent years lobbying

    WASHINGTON – Former Sen. Dan Coats, in line to be national intelligence director, has swung back and forth between government service and lobbying, th ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • LGBT activists view President Obama as staunch champion of their cause

    It was a new look for the White House, bathed in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage nationwide.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 10:57 pm
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