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  • Government meetings

    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 ...
    March 8, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Kishwaukee College trustees to talk about tuition increase at BOT meeting

    MALTA – On the agenda when the Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees meets Tuesday will be a $6-a-credit-hour tuition increase recommended by the colle ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Supermajority fissures may be on full display this session

    SPRINGFIELD – On paper, the number of Democrats in Illinois' General Assembly looks formidable, holding "supermajorities" in both chambers that would ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Distracted drivers could get prison time for fatal crashes

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Fatal crashes caused by illegal cellphone use should carry penalties similar to those imposed on drunk drivers who kill, a suburba ...
    March 7, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Lawmaker seeks to lift ban on Sunday car sales in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Legislation to lift a 32-year-old ban on Sunday car sales in Illinois is under consideration again in the state Senate.
    March 7, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Make government work for people again

    DeKALB – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner gave a rousing call to action to residents and dignitaries of DeKalb County on Friday, pledging to take government ...
    March 7, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • Eric Holder declines comment on possible charges against Sen. Bob Menendez

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Attorney General Eric Holder declined to answer questions Friday about a possible corruption indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez, de ...
    March 6, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's emails: Secrets, security and the law

    WASHINGTON – Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton did it her way, and it could cost her.Clinton's deci ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Obama: Racial bias in Ferguson police dept not isolated

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and h ...
    March 6, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Source: Obama counsel not aware of Hillary Clinton's email practice

    WASHINGTON – The White House counsel's office was not aware at the time Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state that she relied solely on person ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • County sees e-waste recycling boom

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to correctly identify Jan Tures, finance office manager at the City of Genoa.
    March 6, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • House committee to subpoena Hillary Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON – A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday

    GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: fresh paint, with a hin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Sycamore brewpub forges ahead

    SYCAMORE – The city’s first brewery took a major step forward Tuesday after the city granted the owner a Class H liquor license, setting a possible op ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:44 pm
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