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  • Hillary Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address ...
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Snow, wind causing newspaper delivery delays

    Due to overnight snow and high winds, many papers are blowing, and delivery may be delayed in your area.
    March 3, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • Sycamore students address forum on PARCC testing

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School junior Isabel Dobbel doesn’t think that scores on standardized tests define how well she’ll do after high school, but ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Kiwanis program receives donation

    The Tri County Kiwanis were joined at their post-holiday party by some members of the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce. The chamber had held its third ann ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Farmers market accepting vendor applications

    The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 market season.As in the pas ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • State Rep. Tom Demmer named to task force on government consolidation

    State Rep. Tom Demmer has been named to a state task force that will study local government consolidation and unfunded mandates.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Jersey Mike’s takes part in fundraising campaign

    Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants are joining forces with Chicago Blackhawks Charities and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

    BAGHDAD – Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown from t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Nurse who survived Ebola sues hospital system

    DALLAS – The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • L.A. police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    LOS ANGELES – Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a “brutal” videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man ha ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • No charges expected for policeman

    WASHINGTON – The federal investigation of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to allege patterns of racial bias in the city’s mostl ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Woman with Putin critic didn’t see his killer

    MOSCOW – The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Spacecraft making 1st visit to Ceres

    PASADENA, Calif. – A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Rep. Schock billed taxpayers for plane to Bears game

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers at least three times for more than $14,000 in private air travel last fall, including for a t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Iran deal during conference speech

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:03 am
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