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  • Meryl Streep blasts Donald Trump in Golden Globes speech

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Actress Meryl Streep earned a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes Sunday and in accepting, turned the spotlight aw ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Kingston library to host special winter sale

    In order to make space for recently donated materials, all books – fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks and children’s books – as well as audiobooks, VHS ta ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Castle attack exposes Jordan's vulnerability to IS threat

    KARAK, Jordan – Bullet marks on the thick walls of a Crusader fortress and shattered windows of nearby tourist restaurants — damage from a recent shoo ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Demand for LL Bean boot marches on

    LEWISTON, Maine – The holiday season is over but demand for L.L. Bean's famous boot marches on.The c ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Rafsanjani, Iran leader whose life mirrored nation's, dies

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday after a decades-long career in the ruling elite, where his moderate views ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Golden Globes sing for 'La La Land,' but Trump has spotlight

    "La La Land" steamrolled, "Moonlight" swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered an impassioned rebuke to President-elect Donald Trump at ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Hundreds of Nevada homes evacuated in floods along mountains

    RENO, Nev. – Hundreds of homes were evacuated in northern Nevada, and stranded motorists were pulled from cars stuck on flooded Northern California ro ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Information sought on theft of farm equipment

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information regarding the theft of a piece of farm equipment in rural DeKalb.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Police: Fleeing suspect caught; gun found after he’s handcuffed

    DeKALB - An Aurora man faces felony gun charges after being found with a handgun Sunday morning after running from police during a traffic stop.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Sycamore's Boynton House to be repaired

    SYCAMORE – Repairs are planned for a historic Sycamore mansion damaged by a recent fire.Dave Waters, ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Wee Naturalist program gives kids a taste of nature

    Edmund Solares-Jaeger sees a lot of animals in his backyard, so he couldn’t wait to learn more about animal tracks. 
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Illinois man hits 30-gallon mark for blood donations

    MILLSTADT – An 82-year-old Illinois man who gave blood for the first time in the 1950s to help the war effort has hit the 30-gallon mark for donations ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Bison herd in Franklin Grove more than quadruples since 2014

    FRANKLIN GROVE – A herd of bison on an Illinois prairie has grown from 20 to 90 since it was brought over two years ago to boost the grassland restora ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Melrose Park man gets 22-year prison term for stealing remote control

    WHEATON – A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for stealing a remote control.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Blast in Syrian town on Turkish border kills nearly 50

    BEIRUT – A car bomb ripped through a busy commercial district in a rebel-held Syrian town along the Turkish border Saturday, killing nearly 50 in a hu ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:02 pm
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