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  • New DeKalb inspection proposal relies on firefighters

    DeKALB – The newest iteration of the city of DeKalb’s commercial and industrial building inspection overhaul proposes having on-duty firefighters cond ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • GOP Congress to weigh marijuana legalization in D.C.

    WASHINGTON – The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Colu ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Governors: Wisconsin's Walker bests Democrat Burke

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker won re-election over Democratic challenger Mary Burke Tuesday, overcoming fierce opposition fro ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • GOP wins Senate control, ready to confront Obama

    WASHINGTON – Republicans claimed the Senate majority Tuesday for the first time in eight years, riding President Barack Obama's unpopularity to victor ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • 2 amendments, advisory issues leading in vote

    CHICAGO – With 90 percent of the vote counted, two proposed constitutional amendments were earning the support of Illinoisans by wide margins Tuesday, ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Sycamore park tax increase wins passage

    SYCAMORE – Voters gave Sycamore Park District a financial boost Tuesday, approving a tax-increase referendum that will allow district officials to imp ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Officeholders running unopposed re-elected

    Several state and county officeholders faced no opposition in Tuesday’s election, making another term in office a given.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Doug Johnson elected to full DeKalb County Clerk term

    SYCAMORE – Doug Johnson was elected Tuesday to continue serving as the DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder, a position he has held since being appointed ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Democrats capture majority on DeKalb County Board

    SYCAMORE – Democrats will control the DeKalb County Board for the first time since 2006 after winning the two seats they needed in Tuesday’s contested ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger return to Congress

    Both Republican Congressmen representing DeKalb County are headed back to Washington for their third terms, as Randy Hultgren and Adam Kinzinger beat ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • White House: Ferguson no-fly didn't restrict press

    WASHINGTON – The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Costly and competitive Senate campaign nears end

    WASHINGTON – On a final, furious day of campaigning, Republicans strained to capture control of the Senate while Democrats struggled to limit their co ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • DeKalb County voters go to polls to select Illinois governor, county board members and county clerk

    SYCAMORE – Each election season brings new rules and laws that Chief Deputy Elections Clerk Mary Lynn Meisch has to commit to memory.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Where Illinois governor hopefuls stand on issues

    CHICAGO – The next governor of Illinois could decide a raft of big issues, from how to close a multibillion-dollar state budget gap to whether busines ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • GOP rebels mind their political manners

    WASHINGTON – Tea party groups and other Republican rebels that thrive on bedeviling the party are minding their political manners in the run-up to Ele ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 12:06 am
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