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  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy grasp of autism research

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Congress makes it easier for mentally disabled people to purchase a gun

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certai ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:37 pm
  • Opportunity House to host public tour of new building construction

    SYCAMORE – Opportunity House officials will host an open house Thursday to showcase a major expansion project and answer public questions about servic ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • Sharing the good news

    DeKALB – When Paul DeHaven was a young boy growing up near Los Angeles, California, he had two dreams: he wanted be a farmer and a teacher.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Democrats condemn Flynn based on fake tweet

    WASHINGTON – A fake Michael Flynn Twitter account has fooled two top House Democrats who cited a series of tweets in condemning President Donald Trump ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin spokesman on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Tru ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:43 am
  • U.S. retail sales rise in January, led by gas and restaurants

    WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month, slowing down from a solid 1 percent gain in December, the Commerce Depart ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Republicans showing less enthusiasm for investigations in the Trump era

    WASHINGTON – The Republicans' ardor for investigations and oversight, on display throughout the Obama administration, has cooled off considerably with ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:37 am
  • Sycamore Middle School names Students of the Month

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for January. The sixth-grade students are Grace Parks, Sam Krull, Madison Huml and Dawson A ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • KC EMSA program application deadline extended

    The Kishwaukee College EMSA Program will accept applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through March 1. Students who are high school juniors cur ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DEAN’S LIST

    Following is a list of local college students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Mystery of Etan Patz's disappearance ends in conviction

    NEW YORK – It was one of New York City's most enduring mysteries, but a jury may have written the final chapter in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-ol ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Advocates demand New York lawmakers outlaw child marriage

    ALBANY, N.Y. – Child advocates in New York are attempting to overturn a law that allows children as young as 14 years old to wed because they say it c ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • Sri Lankan prime minister says refugees safe to come home

    CANBERRA, Australia – Sri Lankan asylum seekers held on Pacific island camps who could potentially find new lives in the United States are free to ret ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster

    NEW YORK – Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog.Cheered loudly all around the ring ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:06 pm
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