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  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Police: Chicago man sold cocaine near Welsh Park

    DeKALB — A Chicago man accused of selling less than 15 grams of cocaine near a DeKalb park could face between six and 30 years in prison if convicted.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • US: New sanctions on Russia could come Tuesday

    WASHINGTON — The White House says the United States could impose additional economic sanctions on Russia as soon as Tuesday.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Kerry shrugs off Israeli criticism

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday widespread criticism of his efforts to win a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas don't worry h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study releas ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Illinois River's man-made island now complete

    PEORIA — A man-made island in the Illinois River built to provide habitat for fish and a place for birds to call home will officially be complete this ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Illinois woman dies retrieving phone from fire

    BARTONVILLE — Authorities say a central Illinois woman is dead after running back into her burning home to get her cell phone. A police officer who tr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

    BERWYN — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing voters to weigh in on whether Illinois millionaires should pay more income tax.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • St. Clair County OKs $7M medical marijuana plan

    MARISSA – A southwestern Illinois county has signed off on a planned $7-million medical marijuana venture near the town of Marissa.
    July 29, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Pet of the Week: Chip

    Meet Chip. Chip is a 5-year-old white and brown Jack Russell terrier mix available for adoption at ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Comfort Keepers staff attends Sales-a-palooza

    Susan M. Smith, marketing manager of Comfort Keepers of Northwest Illinois, recently attended Sales-a-palooza at the Comfort Keepers Corporate Office ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Physical therapist attends core strength course

    Liza Piper, physical therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists’ Genoa clinic, recently attended a course in Milwaukee on CoreFirst Stra ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb Motors donates to Feed’em Soup

    DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC set a goal to donate to local charity organizations during 2014. Instead of choosing these organizations on the ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Equine Dreams receives grant from Ideal

    Equine Dreams recently received a grant from the Ideal Industries Foundation, which will go toward the care and feeding for their therapy horses.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Bellah elected president of mayors association

    Kirkland Village President Les Bellah was elected president of the Northern Illinois Mayors Association on July 17.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
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