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  • Dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic militants in Syria

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State militants struck before dawn, staging house-to-house raids in a cluster of villages nestled along the Khabur River in north ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV

    SEATTLE – For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Ukraine disputes rebel pullback claim

    ILOVAYSK, Ukraine – Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian go ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Obama vetoes controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill

    WASHINGTON – Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeli ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

    DETROIT – It’s a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences.More than 46 million ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Deadline nearing for senior property tax deferrals

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to reflect the correct deadline to apply for the program.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Residents can give thoughts on website

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb will host three workshops in March where residents can give their opinions on what they would like to see on the city’s ne ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Fundraiser benefits Community Gardens

    DeKALB – Buying a toasty sandwich Thursday at Potbelly will generate money for DeKalb County Community Gardens.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Cortland woman bites son, attacks dog, goes to jail

    DeKALB – A Cortland woman remained in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday, a day after police said she choked her dog and bit her son in a fit of rage.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb settles AFSCME outsourcing complaint

    DeKALB – An amendment to the city’s labor agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employee Council 31 requires the city ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Chicago Mayor forced into runoff election

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote in Tuesday’s municipal election, forcing the former White House chief of ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore pursue community awards

    DeKALB – DeKalb and Sycamore leaders hope to get a piece of $10 million in prize money that could be used to improve their cities.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • 2 DeKalb senior living projects in works

    DeKALB – Two pending projects could bring dozens of new senior apartments to the city of DeKalb.Lead ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 cuts budget by $3.8M over 3 years

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 board approved a three-year budget Tuesday that calls for teacher layoffs and reduced programs, drawing ir ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Judge: Nicholle Martinez’s statements fair game in DeKalb stabbing case

    SYCAMORE – Nicholle Martinez’s statement that she thought she should see an attorney during a police interview wasn’t enough for DeKalb County Presidi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:40 pm
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