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  • FBI director James Comey again defends integrity of Hillary Clinton email probe

    WASHINGTON – Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, b ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • DeKalb County budget calls for job cuts

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County budget being contemplated for 2017 would require elimination of nine full-time and five part-time positions in order to a ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Michelle Obama passport scan appears online in apparent hack

    WASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it was looking into a cyber breach after what appeared to be a scan of first lady Michelle Obama's passport ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • DeKalb County 911 system still down; calls going through

    SYCAMORE – Limited 911 service was partially restored in DeKalb County on Wednesday  after an unprecedented system outage that lasted several hours.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Sycamore considering fees for donation boxes

    SYCAMORE – Junk was piled up Tuesday around the USAgain donation boxes at 403 State St., where it had been for days.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Construction on schedule for DeKalb County Jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – An expansion project to remedy overcrowding at the DeKalb County Jail is moving along right on schedule, Joyce Klein, the sheriff’s chief o ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • More than 800 immigrants mistakenly granted citizenship

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or with ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • DeKalb County Board to vote on plans for propane storage facility

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board is expected Wednesday to consider a Morris company’s plan to build a propane distribution facility at the northeast ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • State legislators Syverson, Pritchard address Genoa Chamber

    GENOA – Attendance wasn’t as big as organizers hoped, but the up-close, ask-any-question forum with a pair of state legislators Thursday with Genoa Ch ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • DeKalb power refunds to come in October

    DeKALB – Officials from Homefield Energy have issued a mea culpa to the City Council, expressing regrets for a billing error that ended up overchargin ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • GOP gains ground on Democrats in voter registration in key states

    WASHINGTON – Republicans have gained ground on Democrats in registering voters in three battleground states and kept their razor-thin advantage in Iow ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Hillary Clinton says she puts half of Donald Trump supporters in a 'basket of deplorables'

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Hillary Clinton verbally banished half of Donald Trump's backers to a "basket of deplorables," and the Republican presidential no ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • U.S., Russia seal Syria cease-fire, new military partnership

    GENEVA – The United States and Russia working in lockstep against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria. A rejuvenated truce that ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Multiple missteps mark Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton forum

    WASHINGTON – Republican Donald Trump repeated a bevy of previous misstatements in a forum on national security issues, while his Democratic presidenti ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Power company to make good on DeKalb billing error

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to reflect the correct rate that DeKalb electrical customers were supposed to be charged beginning July 1 ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 9:53 am
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