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  • Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths ...
    NEW: April 21, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Mayors' group pushes for Illinois pension reform

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mayors from across Illinois are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems f ...
    NEW: April 21, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Officials: HIV infections on rise in southern Ill.

    MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — Public health officials say HIV cases in southern Illinois are on the rise.
    NEW: April 21, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgen ...
    NEW: April 21, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Government meetings April 21

    MondayDeKalb Citizen’s Community Enhancement Commission: 4 p.m. at the DeKalb Municipal Building, 20 ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • School resource officers help students learn, solve problems

    DeKALB – Clinton Rosette Middle School students started the school day recently with an intruder drill.
    April 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Local leaders sign their support of healthy local libraries

    DeKALB – Karl Pettitt can’t remember the first time he went to a library, which could be a side effect of having a library play such an integral role ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Durbin says he’s taking Oberweis seriously

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected t ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Seasonal road postings end Monday

    DeKALB – The City of DeKalb Public Works Operations Division announced seasonal road postings end today.
    April 21, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Pope Francis, huge crowd celebrate Easter

    VATICAN CITY – Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an en ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Sycamore’s Art Attack searches for new home

    SYCAMORE – Art Attack Gallery in Sycamore is looking for a new home after a potential tenant offered to pay full rent for the basement of the building ...
    April 20, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb chamber seeks walkers for Memorial Day Parade

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce seeks participants to walk in the Memorial Day Parade set for May 26.
    April 21, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Sycamore fire officials revved up about vintage fire engine

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore fire officials need a little help restoring a piece of the city’s history.Sycamo ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb Farmers’ Market vendor registration deadline May 1

    DeKALB – Residents have less than two weeks to register as a vendor for the DeKalb Farmers’ Market.D ...
    April 21, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Firm captures memories for generations

    DECATUR – In more than 25 years of filming, Bob and Brenda Wilcott of Decatur have found one type of production has proven more meaningful than the re ...
    April 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
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