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  • Sandwich City Council OKs purchase of former Design Stairs office

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich City Council voted to buy the former Design Stairs office building, 1251 E. Sixth St., for a new police station at their June ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Hillary Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

    WASHINGTON – Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew e ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Texas U. admissions can consider race, Supreme Court rules

    WASHINGTON – In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • President Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport them, while acknowl ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Emails: Key security features disabled on Hillary Clinton's server

    WASHINGTON – State Department staffers wrestled for weeks in December 2010 over a serious technical problem with then-Secretary Hillary Clinton's home ...
    June 22, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Marco Rubio, in reversal, will seek re-election to Senate

    WASHINGTON – Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio announced Wednesday will run for re-election to the Senate from Florida, reversing h ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan seeks ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • DeKalb council to look at fiscal 2016.5 budget

    DeKALB – The city could spend more than $21 million as part of a six-month budget plan, which could nibble away at the general fund balance that has r ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Republican senator Susan Collins seeks bipartisan support for gun deal

    WASHINGTON – A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorist ...
    June 21, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Abortion, race, immigration among last Supreme Court cases

    WASHINGTON – It happens every June. The Supreme Court nears the finish line with the most contentious cases still to be resolved.
    June 21, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • DeKalb hires new HR manager

    DeKALB – Cris Randall, who previously worked in the human resources department at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, will take ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • DeKalb County Health Department trains for public health crisis

    DeKALB – The dozens of people who waded past manned stations Wednesday at the DeKalb County health facility seeking medication were part of a simulate ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's Orlando response merely 'bizarre rants'

    PITTSBURGH – Hillary Clinton fired back at Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying the presumptive Republican nominee is offering voters little more than "out ...
    June 14, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • President Obama blasts Donald Trump's proposals: 'not the America we want'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered a scathing rebuke of Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric, blasting the Republican presidentia ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Democratic Party's computers breached by Russian hackers

    WASHINGTON – Two "sophisticated adversaries" linked to Russian intelligence services broke into the Democratic National Committee's computer networks ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:05 pm
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