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  • DeKalb City Council approves 3M project

    DeKALB – The decision to approve an intergovernmental tax-abatement program with 3M was a “no brainer” to 6th Ward Alderman Dave Baker. 
    July 13, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: U.S. needs a 'growth and fairness economy'

    NEW YORK – Laying out her agenda to help American workers, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday said she would seek to build a "growth and fairness econom ...
    July 13, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

    WASHINGTON – Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally endi ...
    July 13, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • Where They Stand: Scott Walker on issues of 2016 campaign

    MADISON, Wis. – Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a ra ...
    July 13, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Iran talks at impasse amid bickering, extended for 3rd time

    VIENNA – The Iran nuclear talks shifted Friday to a blame game, as Iran’s foreign minister accused the United States of shifting its demands and dismi ...
    July 11, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb to appoint new city clerk Monday

    DeKALB – The City Council will consider Mayor John Rey’s proposed appointment of Jennifer Jeep Johnson to the position of city clerk Monday.
    July 10, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • 2 Illinois courts, 2 takes on state employee pay – no budget

    SPRINGFIELD – For those keeping score this week, two Illinois courts issued conflicting opinions on whether Illinois state employees should get paid e ...
    July 11, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb council to vote on tax breaks for 3M consolidation

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council is expected to vote Monday on property tax breaks worth up to $4 million for St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M’s planned c ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Confusion in Illinois as a court orders state workers paid

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House adopted a stop-gap spending plan Thursday that would guarantee state employee paychecks for July, but Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    July 10, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Josh picked for Illinois Supreme Court advisory board

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Maureen Josh recently was chosen to the join the Illinois Supreme Court’s e-business policy advisory board.
    July 10, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • U.S.: More than 21 million affected by government data breach

    WASHINGTON – Hackers stole Social Security numbers, health histories and other highly sensitive data from more than 21 million people, the Obama admin ...
    July 9, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Illinois House adds all paychecks to 30-day budget, returns to Senate

    SPRINGFIELD – A stopgap Illinois budget padded with guaranteed state-employee paychecks for July has won House approval but the change delays its deli ...
    July 9, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • DeKalb seeks opinions on plans for future

    DeKALB – The city will host seven community meetings this month to help shape a strategic plan to be presented to the City Council in October.
    July 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • U.S. provides marriage benefits to gay couples in all states

    WASHINGTON – Same-sex married couples can start applying for Social Security and veterans benefits for spouses in all 50 states, but there are still i ...
    July 9, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Sycamore gets surplus meter pieces from Joliet

    SYCAMORE – The city’s penny parking meters have found some extra time.The Joliet City Council on Tue ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:54 pm
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