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  • Judge rules no pay for Illinois workers without state budget

    CHICAGO – Illinois may not continue to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse, a Cook County judge ruled Tuesday.
    NEW: July 7, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • U.S. job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May

    WASHINGTON – Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It's a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of ...
    July 7, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Jared Fogle, Subway spokesman, has house raided by FBI, Indiana State Police

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – FBI agents and Indiana State Police are at the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle and have removed electronics from th ...
    July 7, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • Caitlyn Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block

    NEW YORK – The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Caitlyn Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $2 ...
    July 7, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • What's cool for back to school? A fresh look at the gear

    NEW YORK – For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to-school gear.
    July 7, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Sbarro's

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and DeKalb Mayor John Rey congratulate Sbarro’s of DeKalb on its new location with a ribb ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber celebrates FunMe anniversary

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate FunMe Events on its 30th anniversary. FunMe Events offers entertainme ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sheriff's office, fire department investigating Sycamore barn fire

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Sycamore Fire Department and the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a barn fire tha ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Explore your Sycamore side this summer

    Hot town, summer in the city of Sycamore. The dog days are approaching and Discover Sycamore has the perfect solutions for staying cool. Garden fresh ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Taxco sidewalk expansion under discussion in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A downtown restaurant could soon be stretching to the sidewalk.The City Council on Monday ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Iran pushes for end to arms embargo in nuke deal

    VIENNA – A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed on Monday for an end to the U.N. arms embargo on the country – a parallel dea ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Weekend highlights Chicago’s gang warfare

    CHICAGO – A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy a ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Man critically hurt in fall at Grateful Dead show

    CHICAGO – Police say a man was critically hurt in a fall at a Grateful Dead concert at Chicago’s Soldier Field.
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • After vote win, Greece’s Tsipras looks to rebuild talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European credito ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Oreo gets skinny for new, healthier cookie

    NEW YORK – Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a “sophisticated” snack for grown-ups that isn’t meant to be twis ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:58 pm
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