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  • Illinois starts accepting medical marijuana requests

    CHICAGO – Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to apply for special ID cards allowing them to use medical marijuana under a new state law.
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • U.S. eating habits improve a bit – except among poor

    CHICAGO – Americans' eating habits have improved – except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among weal ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

    WASHINGTON – As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big i ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    NEW YORK – McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages

    MILWAUKEE – President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” p ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Pakistan’s premier challenged by raging anti-gov’t protests

    ISLAMABAD – Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-governmen ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • DeKalb City Council tightens video gaming rules

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen added a new restriction that will guarantee video gambling terminals won’t pop up in restaurants across DeKalb.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    MOSCOW – Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autono ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their fam ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Body shop manager pays a good deed forward

    DeKALB – After about 25 years, DeKalb Sycamore Collision Center manager Dan Paulsen is finally paying it forward.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • ALS, the disease behind the fad

    SYCAMORE – Dean Payne thinks it will be only a matter of time before he develops a debilitating, fatal disease.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Health care reform, Caterpillar Way headline DCEDC calendar

    The DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. will host a Healthcare Reform Business Roundtable Luncheon on Sept. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Alzheimer's Association seeking DeKalb-area volunteers

    DeKALB – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter is seeking people interested in being Alzheimer’s Association community representatives ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Sycamore Kids Work Day on calendar again

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore children will have the opportunity to help spruce up their town before Pumpkin Fest.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • County’s first rabid bat of year found

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Health Department reported its first rabid bat of the year, found in a home in DeKalb.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:23 pm
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