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  • Reclamation of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park continues

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County expects the eastern entrance to Sycamore to look more attractive this summer once demolition and remediation work at the site ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Poll: Public unaware Obama's health law is again in jeopardy

    WASHINGTON – With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law, a new poll finds many ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Obama administration sets new record for denying, censoring government files

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration set a new record again for more often than ever censoring government files or outright denying access to them la ...
    March 18, 2015 - 8:56 am
  • State Sen. Darin LaHood announces he'll seek Aaron Schock's seat

    PEORIA – Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has announced his candidacy for U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's soon-to-be-vacant congressional seat.
    March 18, 2015 - 8:54 am
  • Budget fight: Obama claims the upper hand over Congress

    WASHINGTON – Bolstered by a spate of upbeat economic news, President Barack Obama is claiming the upper hand in the budget fight unfolding in Congress ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Government meetings

    TodayGenoa-Kingston School District 424 Board: 7 p.m. at the high school community room, 980 Park Av ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

    WASHINGTON – Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this week with a pledge to balance the nation's budget within a decade ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • U.S. unsure whether bombing has hurt al-Qaida group in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military has hit as many as 17 separate targets connected to a shadowy al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan group, U.S. ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Government meetings

    TodayDeKalb County Community Mental Health Board: 6:30 p.m. at the Community Outreach Building, 2500 ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Sycamore may revisit male sober house vote

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote today to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Obama administration offers 2nd chance to sign up for health care

    WASHINGTON – Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Officials: US to keep higher level of troops in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is abandoning plans to cut the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan to 5,500 by year’s end, bowing to military l ...
    March 14, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Rauner appointee bows out of hospital board position

    BELLEVILLE – A conflict of interest is keeping one of Gov. Bruce Rauner's appointees off the state hospital board.
    March 14, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Legislation would pardon underage drinkers who call 911

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Legislature is considering a bill that would grant amnesty to underage drinkers who call 911 to get help.
    March 14, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Budget shortfall could interrupt juvenile offender program

    SPRINGFIELD – The state's budget shortfall may impact a program helping juvenile offenders get back on their feet once released.
    March 14, 2015 - 11:10 pm
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