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  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

    WASHINGTON – More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant mo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe says American killer's extradition being sought

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot wi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.
    July 31, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • Hinckley church sets barbecue supper

    The public is invited to the annual Bar-B-Q Pork Roast and Sweet Corn Boil Supper on Aug. 8, hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Hinckley.
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • FUMC welcomes new pastors

    On behalf of the congregation at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb, Tim Paquette presents welcoming gifts to the church’s new pastors. Senior Pa ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valley West volunteers recognized for service

    At the Valley West Hospital Auxiliary Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon, held on May 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Somonauk, volunteers were re ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Enbridge Energy establishes KC scholarships

    The Kishwaukee College Foundation has established a new scholarship through a generous donation from Enbridge Inc. The Enbridge Energy Company Pipelin ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ICCU grants $5,000 in college scholarships

    Illinois Community Credit Union presented its first-ever college scholarship awards on July 16.ICCU ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SUMC welcomes new senior pastor

    Sycamore United Methodist Church will welcome Pastor Dan Swinson as senior pastor on Saturday.Swinso ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Health fair conducted for kids

    Camp Chicago and DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau’s VolunTEEN program partnered to run a health fair for children at Good Life Academy on June 30. A ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. John hosts drive-thru dinner

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) will host a chicken or pork chop drive-thru dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 13 in the church ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becomi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Colorado theater shooter went from happy boy to mass killer

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – He flashed a toothy grin in his second grade photograph, but by the ninth grade, the smile was gone, replaced with an awkward smir ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King’s church

    ATLANTA – Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the grou ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
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