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  • DeKalb County unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

    DeKALB – The unemployment rate in DeKalb County fell to 5.4 percent in July, down from 6.7 percent during the same month last year, according to preli ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Kishwaukee College garden seeks recognition

    MALTA – Student gardeners at Kishwaukee College have learned a new kind of equation: flowers + geometry =  a budding competition.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Photos: Kishwaukee College Gardens Open House

    The college is home to an All-America Selections Display Garden, which will be submitted into a Display Gardens contest.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Health official: States should post local vaccination info

    NEW YORK – How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Hillary Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year

    WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican c ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Emotional morning newscast on WDBJ the day after TV killings

    MONETA, Va. – One day after the on-air killings of reporter and a cameraman, the grieving staff at WDBJ-TV came together Thursday for an emotional bro ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • U.S. economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to greater spending by busines ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Charges against 3 in DeKalb armed robbery

    DeKALB – Police say they are fairly certain that the three men arrested after an armed robbery attempt at a T-Mobile store Wednesday afternoon are the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Judge sentences Holmes to life

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars

    ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1223 – Airline fare wars are making a comeback.Don’t expect widespre ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years

    An afternoon surge Wednesday gave the stock market its best day in close to four years, as stocks rebounded from a six-day slump.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Seizing assets of ex-Dixon comptroller is balancing act

    DIXON – The U.S. Marshal’s Asset Forfeiture Division is recovering the assets of imprisoned former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, but officials sai ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • New law helps sex assault survivors

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is hailing a new state law that will prevent hospitals from billing survivors of sexual assault for m ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Obama Foundation begins search for Chicago library architect

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama’s foundation has started the process of choosing an architect to design his presidential library.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
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