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  • UN says it was involved in introducing cholera to Haiti

    UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations is saying for the first time that it was involved in the introduction of cholera to Haiti and needs to do "much mo ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Self-driving cars go public; Uber offers rides in Pittsburgh

    SAN FRANCISCO – The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Old steel mill will soon be world's largest vertical farm

    NEWARK, N.J. – Stacks of leafy greens are sprouting inside an old brewery in New Jersey."What we do ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • In a first, Trump says he regrets painful comments

    WASHINGTON – For the first time since declaring his presidential run, Republican Donald Trump offered an extended apology to those who may have been h ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • DeKalb County Board approves raise worker wanted – after he quits

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s building inspector quit after being denied a raise, but the same County Board members who said no to a wage increase for th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Northern Illinois prepares for student move-in day

    DeKALB – The west end of town will be bustling Friday as Northern Illinois University welcomes the bulk of its students back to campus for the new sch ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Rape suspect’s attorney seeks more information about case

    SYCAMORE – The lawyer for a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday wants prosecutors to turn over records related to ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Funerals set for slaying victims as DeKalb County investigators chase leads

    SYCAMORE – Funeral services for an 85-year-old woman and her son found beaten to death inside their home near Sycamore will be Monday.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Teachers OK new contract; D-428 board to vote Saturday

    DeKALB – After weeks of wrangling and the threat of a strike, teachers in DeKalb-based School District 428 approved a new three-year contract Wednesda ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Judge acquits Kingston’s ex-leader in corruption case

    SYCAMORE – A judge has acquitted former Kingston Village President John Munro of corruption charges after a three-day trial during which his defense a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Acoustic lunch

    Eric Schroeder of DeKalb performs "Sakura," a Japanese folk song about spring, the season of cherry blossoms, on guitar near Van Buer Plaza in downtow ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Resource Bank opens new Sycamore branch in rehabbed building that began as a garage

    SYCAMORE – The historical fieldstone structure at 351 N. Main St. has had many uses over the past 111 years.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • President Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. – President Barack Obama is unlikely to break from a New England vacation to survey flood damage in Louisiana, despite calls for him ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Clinton foundation to alter donations policy if elected

    NEW YORK – The Clinton Foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Gawker.com dies next week, killed by an unhappy subject

    NEW YORK – Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 2:39 pm
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