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  • Good boy! Dogs really do know what you're saying, study suggests

    BERLIN – Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: Man's best friend really does understand some of what we'r ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Phoenix sheriff Joe Arpaio enters primary amid toughest campaign yet

    PHOENIX – Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be the toughest election in his 23 year ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Walt Ltd. earns Safety Award

    Walt Ltd. in DeKalb was recently presented with the Safety Award. This award is given to businesses that are exemplary in their partnership with Acuit ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fara Maniaci from Northern Rehab receives prenatal massage certification

    Fara Maniaci, massage therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, completed a continuing education course for prenatal massage through t ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Win Aviation opens new facility

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff recently conducted a ribbon-cutting during the open house celebration of Win Aviat ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First National Bank awards Community Development Grants

    First National Bank has awarded a total of $360,000 in community development grants to 28 organizations in Illinois, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas and So ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Panera CEO on self-respect, and why he often avoids gluten

    NEW YORK – Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the “discoverer-in-chief,” meaning he’s in charge of ensuring the bakery chain’s image ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Conference to provide insights, advice on workplace wellness

    Insights on a variety of worksite wellness issues – workplace health solutions, wellness initiatives, emotional health, and even employee financial he ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NAPA AutoCare Centers donates to YMCA

    Members of the NAPA AutoCare Centers of DeKalb County recently donated a check for $1,000 to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. The donation was generated ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

    BRASILIA, Brazil – In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallying Christians in Boston

    BOSTON – The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham is holding a mass prayer rally in Boston as part of a 50-state tour to urge evangelicals to vote.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

    NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind tur ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Rauner vetoes $15 wage for caregivers, expanded child care

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed measures that would increase wages for workers who care for those with developmental disabilities and expan ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Malta Township Library to close for renovations this week

    MALTA – The Malta Township Public Library will be closed in September to allow for renovation on the interior of the original building, but library of ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • No late vehicle registration fines for people who didn't get reminders

    The state won’t charge late car registration fines to drivers who didn’t get a mailed notice.Gov. Br ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:51 pm
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