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  • Pritchard calls for public pressure as schools, agencies face more uncertainty with no state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of Illinois’ 100th General Assembly will be sworn in Wednesday and tasked with a job that lawmakers have been unable to accompli ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to take senior White House role

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two peopl ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:16 pm
  • Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – A massive manhunt was underway Monday in the popular tourist destination of Orlando as authorities searched for a man accused of ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • U.S. had near-record heat, costly weather disasters in 2016

    WASHINGTON – With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record i ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Jan. 1 - Jan. 7

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Twitter suspends ex-pharma executive Martin Shkreli for harassment

    NEW YORK – Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter for harassing a journalist.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:16 am
  • Donald Trump battles Meryl Streep as Cabinet picks prepare for grilling

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts, their approach to Russia and oth ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:15 am
  • Meryl Streep blasts Donald Trump in Golden Globes speech

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Actress Meryl Streep earned a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes Sunday and in accepting, turned the spotlight aw ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Kingston library to host special winter sale

    In order to make space for recently donated materials, all books – fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks and children’s books – as well as audiobooks, VHS ta ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Castle attack exposes Jordan's vulnerability to IS threat

    KARAK, Jordan – Bullet marks on the thick walls of a Crusader fortress and shattered windows of nearby tourist restaurants — damage from a recent shoo ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Demand for LL Bean boot marches on

    LEWISTON, Maine – The holiday season is over but demand for L.L. Bean's famous boot marches on.The c ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Rafsanjani, Iran leader whose life mirrored nation's, dies

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday after a decades-long career in the ruling elite, where his moderate views ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Golden Globes sing for 'La La Land,' but Trump has spotlight

    "La La Land" steamrolled, "Moonlight" swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered an impassioned rebuke to President-elect Donald Trump at ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Hundreds of Nevada homes evacuated in floods along mountains

    RENO, Nev. – Hundreds of homes were evacuated in northern Nevada, and stranded motorists were pulled from cars stuck on flooded Northern California ro ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Information sought on theft of farm equipment

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information regarding the theft of a piece of farm equipment in rural DeKalb.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:10 am
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