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  • Donations sought for Louisiana flood victims

    DeKALB – Boy Scout Troop 33 in DeKalb is accepting donations for flood victims in Louisiana through Wednesday, Aug. 31.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Police seek information on abandoned 53-foot trailer near Shabbona Grove

    SHABBONA GROVE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help after finding an abandoned 53-foot trailer that appeared to have str ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Registration available for Corn Classic races

    DeKALB – Some local roads will be closed Saturday morning for the 35th annual Corn Classic 3K and 10K events.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 welcomes students to new year

    DeKALB – The new school year began Wednesday for the more than 6,300 DeKalb School District 428 students amid an early morning rainstorm, but teams of ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration’s ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Clinton keeps stay-the-course strategy on foundation, emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family’s charitable foundation – a st ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration says a pending move by Illinois’ largest public-pension fund would increase the state’s required payment ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund would increase the state's required payment ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • 'SNL' and 'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

    LOS ANGELES – Leslie Jones' personal website has been taken offline after it appeared hackers posted her driver's license and passport and explicit ph ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Before debates, Hillary Clinton aims to keep Donald Trump expectations high

    WASHINGTON – By virtue of her long political resume, Hillary Clinton will enter her highly anticipated fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • ACT scores show many high school graduates are not ready for college-level work

    WASHINGTON – The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level cou ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:41 pm
  • Study: Man-made warming may have started decades earlier

    WASHINGTON – Man-made global warming may have started a few decades earlier than scientists previously figured, a new study suggests.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:19 pm
  • Too much debt? The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets

    NEW YORK – America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think.Yes, the federal government owes ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • France to teach children how to react to school attacks

    PARIS – French schools will now hold three security drills a year — including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises — as the French ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Blacks question Donald Trump outreach delivered to white audiences

    AKRON, Ohio – Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his me ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:36 am
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