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  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama’s health ov ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Medical marijuana permit in Kankakee delayed

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge Wednesday halted a medical marijuana-growing operation, granting a temporary restraining order that heightened concerns ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • U.S. says Iran far off from a working nuke, others differ

    MONTREUX, Switzerland – One burning question in the global effort to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power is this: How long would it take for th ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • U.N.: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    LONDON – New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone’s sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

    BOSTON – The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It’s whether he de ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Two men charged in DeKalb robbery

    DeKALB – Two men accused of robbing a third man of his cellphone and money outside a building at University Village Apartments in DeKalb had bond set ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • D-428 officials move toward 1-to-1 tech plan

    DeKALB – As a teacher and a parent, Allison Vietmeier is worried about the potential for DeKalb-based District 428 to spend millions of dollars so it ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Laundromat prepares to open; family fun center will wait

    DeKALB – Banks of washing machines and dryers at the South 4th Street Mega-Grande Laundromat will be ready for their first spins by April.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • County sees e-waste recycling boom

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to correctly identify Jan Tures, finance office manager at the City of Genoa.
    March 6, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Partnership with arts group brings international acts to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Brazilian musician Paulo Padilha has traveled the world performing with his eponymous band, but he said he had never seen as much snow as he ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • House committee to subpoena Hillary Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON – A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham ...
    March 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treate ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Lenten series continues at St. John

    Wednesday Evening Lenten services continue at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) at 7 p.m. March 4.
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 raising price of school lunches as much as a quarter

    DeKALB – Students who pay for school lunches in DeKalb School District 428 will have to chip in up to a quarter more next school year.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:37 pm
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