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  • Obama announces $1B for early childhood education

    WASHINGTON – Declaring early childhood education "one of the best investments we can make," President Barack Obama on Wednesday followed up on a promi ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Two more face drug-induced homicide charges in 2013 overdose death

    SYCAMORE – Brenda Jergens wasn’t sure what to think Wednesday after two of her son’s friends were charged with drug-induced homicide in connection wit ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • From the archives: Judy Topinka, award-winning journalist

    Note to readers: Before embarking on a political career, Judy Baar Topinka was a journalist in the western suburbs at a precursor of Suburban Life Med ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Congress relaxes whole grain standards for school lunches

    WASHINGTON – Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.A massive year-end spend ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka dies following stroke

    CHICAGO – Judy Baar Topinka built a pioneering political career on a salty sense of humor and penny-pinching personality, making a name for herself as ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb Municipal Band to celebrate 160 years with holiday concert

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Municipal Band is celebrating its 160th year with a holiday gala concert that will look very different from most of its performanc ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • DeKalb’s commercial and industrial building inspection plan revised

    DeKALB – Three months after a sweeping proposal sparked consternation in the business community, the city of DeKalb is moving forward with a new, narr ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • DeKalb's flat levy to require budget juggling

    DeKALB – Before budget discussions start, the DeKalb City Council is already putting more pressure on its general fund.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Sycamore Moose Lodge 1506 hosting Elvis Christmas event

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Moose Lodge 1506 will host an Elvis Christmas show to raise money for children and seniors.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Public invited to meet Kaneland School District 302 superintendent finalists

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland School District 302 board is inviting the public to meet the superintendent finalists this week.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Dec. 10 Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Senate probe describes CIA brutality against detainees

    WASHINGTON – The United States brutalized scores of terror suspects with interrogation tactics that turned secret CIA prisons into chambers of sufferi ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • University of Illinois faces fallout in rehiring of Kilgore

    CHAMPAIGN – Former 1970s radical and convicted felon James Kilgore will earn only $3,500 for teaching a single class on labor and the workplace at the ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Police protests draw all ages, races

    The mostly white crowd that gathered outside Salt Lake City’s federal building hoisted signs reading “Black Lives Matter,” and chanted for justice bef ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Prince William, Kate visit Sept. 11 Memorial

    NEW YORK – Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, laid flowers Tuesday at one of New York City’s most somber sites – the National Sept. 11 Memor ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:03 pm
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