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  • Obama on Ebola fight: U.S. can't seal itself off

    WASHINGTON – Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Fed keeps rate at record low, ends bond buying

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that's improving but still isn't fully ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

    INDIANAPOLIS – What a difference a year makes.The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Eric Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Quinn touts job news ahead of governor election

    CHAMPAIGN – Announcements that hundreds of jobs will be coming to Illinois at a new fertilizer plant and for online retailer Amazon highlighted the st ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Democratic attack ads aim to save Senate majority

    WASHINGTON – Their majority in jeopardy, Senate Democrats unleashed a late-campaign round of attack ads Monday accusing Republicans in key races of ha ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • More than 120 DeKalb County officers train to use Narcan

    DeKALB – More than once in his nearly 20-year police career, DeKalb Community Relations officer Chad McNett has arrived at a scene to find someone unc ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • John, Harrison streets dropped from city of DeKalb's enterprise zone plan

    DeKALB – Commercial developers considering DeKalb County won’t find any enterprise zone incentives in the Harrison and John streets area.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Obama taking action to push manufacturing

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • NSA surveillance limits: The focus turns to courts

    WASHINGTON – While Congress mulls how to curtail the NSA's collection of Americans' telephone records, impatient civil liberties groups are looking to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Rauner firm oversight a focus of governor race

    CHICAGO – In the race for Illinois governor, no one quibbles with the fact that Republican Bruce Rauner has been financially successful in the private ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • DeKalb council to discuss enterprise zone area plans

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents have a chance during the DeKalb City Council meeting tonight to comment on the enterprise zone proposed for DeKalb County.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Government meetings for the week of Oct. 27

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Cuomo outlines N.Y. policy for Ebola quarantine

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday night outlined guidelines for the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning from West Af ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK – A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heighte ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
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