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  • Judge's ruling reduces Election Day registration in Illinois

    CHICAGO – A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republica ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

    ROCHESTER, Mass. – All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivatio ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Former South Dakota police chief found guilty of murder

    BURKE, S.D. – A jury on Monday found a former South Dakota police chief guilty of first degree murder in the death of his pregnant fiancee in 2009.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

    HOUSTON – A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike in contract talks

    CHICAGO – Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district announced Monday that they have overwhelming support for a strike, but several steps ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • WOW 7 theater remodeled and reopened as Cinema 7

    SANDWICH – Ninety-year-old John Kell, a life-long resident of Sandwich, remembers going to Sandwich’s State Theater during the Great Depression with h ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:26 am
  • Alumni take a last look inside old Waterman High School

    WATERMAN – The ghosts of Wolverines past followed alumni Friday night as they took what probably was their last look inside the old Waterman High Scho ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • D-428 board to meet today for first time since Moeller placed on leave

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board is scheduled to hold a special meeting Tuesday, likely to pick a new interim superintendent or whittle t ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Strohacker: Discover Genoa for unique finds, eats and more

    Are you looking for something different to do this weekend? Come to Genoa for the day!If you have no ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • 1st presidential debate: Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, economy

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump on Monday night for keeping his personal tax retu ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Sycamore park board to vote on delaying $6M in project bonds

    SYCAMORE – The board of commissioners for the Sycamore Park District will vote on delaying the sale of $6 million in bonds during its meeting at 6 p.m ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb looks at revising city marijuana code

    DeKALB – Aldermen reached a consensus Monday that the city’s cannabis possession ordinance needs to be revised, but how much different it looks compar ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:24 am
  • Debate Takeaways: Hillary Clinton gets under Donald Trump's skin in debate

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agita ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Debate Night: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump set for high-stakes showdown

    WASHINGTON – After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday n ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • 9 historic preservation projects in Illinois to be honored next month

    CHICAGO – Nine historic preservation projects in Illinois will be honored next month at an awards celebration in Chicago.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:35 am
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