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  • Los Angeles City Council votes for $15 minimum wage

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum pay in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by ...
    May 19, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Lawsuit: Denver man monopolizing Illinois marijuana industry

    CHICAGO – A colorful Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new medical marijuana industry in Illinois, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury

    NEW YORK – For Shannon Henderson, getting a cold or flu could be the difference between putting food on the table and going hungry.
    May 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • DeKalb officials propose tax hikes

    DeKALB – City staff members have proposed tax increases on natural gas, an increase in the city's home rule sales tax rate and a new amusement tax in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • DeKalb driver cited in fatal crash

    HAMPSHIRE – A DeKalb man was cited after his vehicle collided with a bicyclist on Monday afternoon, the Kane County Sheriff's office said Tuesday in a ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Court rejects State Dept. plan for release of Hillary Clinton emails

    WASHINGTON – A federal judge rejected the State Department's proposal to release portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hil ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • U.S. home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, hinting at newfound momentum for ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Sycamore approves special use permit for county sober living home

    SYCAMORE – The City Council on Monday approved the county’s request to operate a sober living home out of 491 E. State St. and also entered into an in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 8:36 am
  • Glidden Flowers and Glidden World Gifts

    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Behl receives award from Manufacturing Institute

    Divya Behl, a graduate of Sycamore High School and Northern Illinois University, recently was recognized as an Emerging Leader in Manufacturing by the ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Park District instructor opens fitness business

    SYCAMORE – Ten years after starting out in the fitness business, Cathy Pivonka is ready to open her own dance studio.
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Edward Jones associates accept limited partnership offers

    Ryan D. Genz, financial adviser, and Erin Lee, senior branch office administrator, of Edward Jones in Sycamore, have accepted invitations to become li ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Interactive map launched for National Tourism Week

    The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently launched a new interactive map marketing tool to kick off National Tourism Week, which was M ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • U of Illinois president: Cuts may be less than proposed

    URBANA – In his first day on the job, new University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said Monday that he is optimistic state-budget cuts will no ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Efforts underway to raise $8.8M for governor's mansion

    SPRINGFIELD – Efforts are being launched this week to raise private money to pay for a needed $8.8 million in renovations and repairs to the 160-year- ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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