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  • Claims for U.S. jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

    WASHINGTON – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market.
    NEW: Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:14 am
  • Crime Mugs for February 2017 in the DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying th ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • North Dakota officials plead with last protesters to leave

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Public officials in North Dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the Dakota Access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

    BEIJING – An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Feb. 23 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Early voting begins at DeKalb County Legislative Center

    SYCAMORE – Area voters will have their first chance to vote in April’s consolidated election from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • 2 face homicide charges in Sycamore overdose death

    SYCAMORE – Two people were in custody Wednesday on drug-induced homicide charges in connection with the November death of a 30-year-old DeKalb man at ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Job fairs attract candidates of all educational, work backgrounds

    DeKALB – Thomas Reneau, a talent brand specialist with Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, traveled from France to promote sales internships his company off ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • DeKalb County committee recommends 2nd public hearing for wind testing towers

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee agreed Wednesday to hold a second public hearing on whether to build two 200-foot-tall wind ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of fed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    DENVER – Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Photos: Job fairs at NIU and DeKalb County

    A job fair at the Convocation Center at Northern Illinois University and at the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building brought job seekers and pros ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Video: Live from Ollie's Frozen Custard in Sycamore for opening day

    Ollie's Frozen Custard in Sycamore opened on Wednesday to beautiful weather, and we were there, live on our Facebook page, to talk about opening day, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 3:01 pm
  • 7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds cou ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:29 pm
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