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  • Photos: Poolapalooza

    DeKalb Park District celebrates 80 years. ...
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • French police disperse of migrants at Channel Tunnel

    COQUELLES, France – French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and F ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Zimbabwe: 2nd American illegally hunted lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO – Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA – A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent prot ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Obama rule for plants to compel emissions cuts

    WASHINGTON – Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American po ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • U.S., Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

    CAIRO – Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years a ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Dispute over Taliban succession hints at rifts

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The brother of Mullah Mohammad Omar on Sunday joined a growing chorus of opposition to the opaque selection of the late Taliban l ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Some crops in Ill., Ind. falter in record rains

    INDIANAPOLIS – Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb’s cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Lawmakers evade pressure to buckle on Illinois budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has entered its second month without a state budget, and there’s no indication that summer’s dog days will present any new oppo ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • DeKalb changes deal with building inspection contractor

    DeKALB – The company that conducts building inspections for the city will be paid on an hourly-fee schedule instead of a percentage-based scale from h ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Aug. 3 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • E-cigarette-only businesses to be discussed in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday will discuss amending local law to better regulate future businesses whose owners want to sell only ele ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
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