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  • So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama stepped onto the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:20 pm
  • Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

    HOUSTON – Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barb ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:17 pm
  • Theater names cast for ‘Annie Jr.’

    Children’s Community Theatre has named the cast for its next production “Annie Jr.,” which will be presented April 27 through 30 at the Egyptian Theat ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • Kishwaukee College gallery hosts Student Art Show through Feb. 2

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting the Student Art Show through Feb. 2.The Student Art Sh ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

    DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term, argui ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:04 pm
  • Chicago mom charged after 5-year-old daughter shoots herself

    CHICAGO – Police say a 5-year-old Chicago girl is in serious condition after she shot herself in the abdomen with a handgun that she found in her moth ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Photos: Waterman Wind Turbines

    The sun rises in the distance as wind turbines harvest air currents on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 in Waterman.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • Chicago area to see nine fewer mild summer days by end of century because of climate change, study finds

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind project ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant for investigation equipment

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department received a $1,000 grant to purchase fire investigation equipment through the Allstate Foundation 2016 Helping ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:06 am
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Records show Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt crusading for industry donors

    WASHINGTON – When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney gene ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • KC EMSA program application deadline is Jan. 31

    The Kishwaukee College EMSA Program will accept applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through Jan. 31. Students who are high school juniors cur ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • First Choice agriculture scholarships now available

    1st Farm Credit Services is offering 24 $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors to further their education in an agriculture or rural li ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 3M donation benefits DHS robotics team

    3M recently awarded the DeKalb High School robotics team, Crowbotics frc 5934, with a new laptop. The team is using the laptop for coding and drawing ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
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