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  • Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay deten ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Florida woman who believes Newtown shootings were a hoax charged with death threats against Sandy Hook parents

    MIAMI – Federal authorities say a Florida woman has been charged with making death threats against the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook E ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, fuels conspiracy theories, troubling national security experts

    WASHINGTON – On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Only repealing the Affordable Care Act would make 30 million people uninsured, study says

    WASHINGTON – Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Music Boosters plan fundraiser at Jamrah

    The Sycamore Music Boosters invites the community to Jamrah Middle Eastern Cuisine in Sycamore for a no-cook dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 13, fr ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC’s Schrader named director of Adult Education

    Jaime Schrader has been named director of Adult Education and Perkins Support at Kishwaukee College. She will oversee the high school equivalency prep ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • SMS names Students of the Month for November

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for November. The sixth-grade students are Sofia Briscoe, Caden Emmert, Sinead Conroy and K ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Man arrested in ex-NFL player’s death

    HARVEY, La. – The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sherif ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Official: Refrigerator potential source of deadly fire

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Investigators said Tuesday that a warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people did not appear to have been set intentionally and ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Mistrial in S. Carolina police shooting mystifies observers

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first dem ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois budget still elusive as leaders lash out

    CHICAGO – As Illinois remains without a budget, legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner are succeeding more at frustrating each other tha ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Judicial swearing-in ceremony

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    Dec. 6, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Sycamore veteran recalls Pearl Harbor attack 75 years later

    SYCAMORE – Burton Miller was on his way to eat breakfast when the first bombs of the Pearl Harbor attack were dropped on his Army Air Forces base.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Malta officials hope first permit in years a start

    MALTA – The village issued its first permit for a new home in nine years in November, and officials are hopeful it is a sign that growth will begin on ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:43 pm
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