Government

  • Top-paid Medicare doctors said they had reasons

    WASHINGTON – How is it that a few doctors take in millions of dollars from Medicare?Explanations for ...
    April 9, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Local park board presidents aren’t ruling out gaming terminals

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident Sam Volkert golfs three to four times a week, and he places the occasional $1 side bet with friends.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democ ...
    April 9, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Sycamore's Reston Ponds subdivision phase II launched

    SYCAMORE – Months after resuming construction in the Reston Ponds subdivision, ShoDeen Homes has opened the second phase of the Sycamore development a ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 votes to hire police officer

    SYCAMORE – A police officer will soon patrol the hallways of Sycamore Middle School.Sycamore School ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Sycamore approves Bethany Road widening

    SYCAMORE – Some local residents may soon have to plan an alternate route while crews widen Bethany Road in May.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Sycamore approves 1-year union contract

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore City Council members approved a one-year union contract Monday that will give some city employees two slight raises.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:23 am
  • Voter rights amendment passes Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Speaker Michael Madigan's constitutional amendment to stop voter suppression has advanced in the Illinois Legislature.
    April 8, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Ill. House OKs Chicago pension overhaul

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House has approved a plan to overhaul two Chicago pension programs that officials say could otherwise be out of ...
    April 8, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Bipartisan critics slam Kerry on foreign policy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry pushed back Tuesday against withering criticism by Republicans and some fellow Democrats, defending th ...
    April 8, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • School funding overhaul advances in Ill. Senate

    SPRINGFIELD – Legislation that would dramatically change the way schools are funded in Illinois for the first time since 1997 is advancing in the Illi ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • DeKalb Park District group mulls pool renovation

    DeKALB – Hopkins Pool could be renovated rather than replaced based on the financial limitations of the DeKalb Park District.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Communities eye impact fees to spur residential growth

    Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis is hopeful that reducing impact fees will jump-start residential growth in her community.
    April 8, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Chicago pension bill property tax language removed

    SPRINGFIELD – After an outcry from Illinois' Democratic governor and a host of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle waging re-election battles, langua ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Cortland Township hosts annual meeting today

    Cortland Township will hold its annual town meeting at 6:30 p.m. today.The meeting will be at the Co ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:11 pm
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