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  • Durbin to discuss e-cigarette inquiry

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he plans to discuss a Congressional investigation into the marketing of electronic cigarettes.
    April 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • 1 dead, 6 hurt in weekend Illinois crash

    MINONK – Authorities say one person died and six others were hurt during a weekend crash near the central Illinois community of Minonk.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • 4 die, over 30 hurt in Chicago weekend shootings

    CHICAGO – Chicago's warmest weekend of the year was also its most violent.Four people were shot and ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Police: Blast in Nigerian capital kills 71

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Official IDs supremacist as Kansas attacks suspect

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City i ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Pope Francis poses for ‘selfies’ after Palm Sunday homily

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a rema ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • ACT debate: State weighs no longer funding test, but students, colleges still value it

    DeKALB – The most important test Dylan Moore can imagine is about two weeks away. That’s why instead ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • DeKalb woman killed in crash; brother charged with DUI

    DeKALB – Friends remembered Tiffany Taylor as a caring person who wanted to travel the world Sunday, the day after her brother was charged with aggrav ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Tough tax votes looming for state

    SPRINGFIELD – Faced with an expected $3 billion budget hole from an expiring income tax increase, Illinois lawmakers are grappling with whether to rai ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Government meetings April 14-20

    MondayDeKalb City Council: 5 p.m. in room 212 at the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St.DeK ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Face time with...Jere DeBacker

    Denver-based piano technician Jere DeBacker specializes in working on, restoring and documenting Melville Clark Apollo player pianos, which were built ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train car

    ELGIN – To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination next year, an Illinois man is constructing a full-size replica of t ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Sycamore High School plant sale starts May 3

    SYCAMORE – Starting May 3, the Sycamore High School Horticulture Department will sell annuals, perennials and herbs that were grown in the Sycamore Hi ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • When to register for DeKalb School District 428

    DeKALB – Online registration for DeKalb School District 428 starts today for all returning students.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • DeKalb council to vote on finance help

    DeKALB – At their meeting tonight, DeKalb aldermen will be asked to spend up to $45,000 to hire two retirees with municipal finance experience to impr ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
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