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  • President Barack Obama takes victory lap on economy

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy — and jab at the Republicans vying for ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • 2 children, 2 women, 2 men found dead in Chicago home

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are investigating what led to the deaths of two children, two women and two men whose bodies were found with signs of trauma ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Checking Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured int ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling

    LONDON – A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British autho ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • U.S. added just 151k jobs in January; unemployment rate at 4.9 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • St. Paul’s hosts Ash Wednesday services

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church invites the community to its traditional Ash Wednesday services with Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at 8 a.m. (spo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 2016 inductees announced for Sycamore Music Hall of Fame

    The 2016 Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame inductees are Bob Abel, Dan Andree, Jim Hendricks and Marilyn Montzka.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Soccer player signs letter of intent

    Sycamore soccer player Anna Haub signs her national letter of intent on Wednesday to play at Concordia St. Paul next year. Also pictured are parents R ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. John’s Lutheran church to celebrate Shrove Tuesday

    St. John’s Lutheran Church, 126 E. South St., Creston, will celebrate Shrove Tuesday with a Mardi Gras-style dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Career and Technical Education Month: Meet Evan Froehlich

    daily chronicleFebruary is National Career and Technical Education Month and Kishwaukee College is c ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Malta church schedules Ash Wednesday service

    Malta United Methodist Church, Sprague and Third streets in Malta, will conduct an Ash Wednesday service with the Imposition of Ashes at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off face to face

    DURHAM, N.H. – Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artfu ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Rollover crash stops traffic on Plank Road

    BURLINGTON – A car veered off the road and rolled over several times before coming to a rest on its top in a ditch off Plank Road in Burlington around ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Door-to-door energy salespeople have permit

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that representatives of an energy retailer doing door-to-door sales here have a permit to do ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:11 am
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