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  • DeKalb County leaders, Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti discuss government consolidation, unfunded mandates

    DeKALB – County leaders and citizens gave their input to Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti on how to make the state more efficient Thursday at the DeKalb Co ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Rand Paul struggles to get campaign started smoothly

    MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – Sen. Rand Paul’s first days as a presidential candidate have not gone as planned.
    April 9, 2015 - 7:36 pm
  • Two marijuana dispensaries proposed for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Two separate proposals to operate medical marijuana dispensaries will be up for review next week by the Sycamore Planning Commission.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Malta ambulance still needs funding despite approved tax hike

    MALTA – Since voters approved to increase property taxes to afford staffing their ambulance service, Malta Fire Protection District President Dave Gom ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • AP Interview: Sen. Rand Paul won't spell out abortion ban exceptions

    NASHUA, N.H. – Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a newly declared Republican presidential candidate, is dodging a central question about abortion: What excepti ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • White House criticizes ruling on Obama's immigration action

    HOUSTON – A federal judge has wrongly prevented "lawful, commonsense policies" from taking effect by blocking President Barack Obama's executive actio ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • 2 Massachusetts Democrats voice unhappiness with Nancy Pelosi

    WASHINGTON – Two Democratic stalwarts from Massachusetts are suggesting that Rep. Nancy Pelosi should leave the party's leadership team in Congress af ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Video: Kate Noreiko, DeKalb Ward 5 unofficial winner, is grateful for supporters

    We caught up with Kate Noreiko, the unofficial winner of DeKalb Ward 5, to get her thoughts on winning Tuesday's election.
    April 7, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says climate change isn't just affecting the nation's weather, it's harming Americans' health.
    April 7, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Rand Paul begins 2016 presidential run with litany of woes to fix

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combative challenge both to Washington and his fellow Republic ...
    April 7, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • DeKalb seeks new public works director

    DeKALB – DeKalb will be looking for a new public works boss after T.J. Moore accepted a job in Hanover Park.
    April 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Genoa council to consider installing cameras in city

    GENOA – City council members today will consider a proposal to install a surveillance camera system that would allow police to remotely monitor proble ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Holes, questions remain for Iran’s nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S. or anyone e ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Local right-to-work idea being tested in Kentucky

    CHAMPAIGN – Since he took office, Gov. Bruce Rauner has said repeatedly he wants to let Illinois voters decide whether to set up their own local right ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Rauner suspends $26 million in Illinois health, other money

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner suspended $26 million in social services and public health grants as part of his push to whittle away at a $1 ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
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