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  • Donald Trump proposes funding wall by cutting off remittances

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • City officials to consider long-term street, fleet and finance plans

    DeKALB – Street maintenance and vehicle replacement plans need to be a priority in the upcoming budget process, and city officials will meet Tuesday t ...
    April 4, 2016 - 8:46 pm
  • DeKalb County to hold another TV recycling event after overwhelming demand

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Health Department officials had to pull the plug on a TV recycling event Saturday because of residents’ overwhelming participat ...
    April 4, 2016 - 8:41 pm
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer wants investigation into gun that looks like a phone

    NEW YORK – U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ...
    April 4, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Justices asked to rule that racial bias trumps jury secrecy

    WASHINGTON – The American jury room is a bit like Las Vegas: What happens there is supposed to stay there.
    April 2, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Bill seeks warning labels on Illinois medical pot products

    SPRINGFIELD – Medical marijuana in Illinois would be required to carry warning labels about possible side effects under a bill proposed by a Republica ...
    April 2, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb Human Relations Commission to continue free assembly talks

    DeKALB – The city’s Human Relations Commission will meet Tuesday to continue a discussion about the First Amendment right of freedom of assembly.
    April 1, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Commission to hear update on county jail expansion project

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Public Building Commission will meet next week to discuss the county’s $35 million jail expansion project, including pote ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:37 pm
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