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  • $2B in Illinois road projects threatened by stalemate

    EDINBURG – As a first-year superintendent in the Edinburg schools, Fred Lamkey got an education he didn’t expect: traveling Route 29, which in various ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fake monks? Buddhist leaders warn NYC tourists to be wary

    NEW YORK – New York City Buddhist leaders are sounding the alarm to tourists: Beware the "fake monks."
    June 27, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

    PANAMA CITY – Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launc ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • 10 stabbed, beaten at protest outside California Capitol

    SAN FRANCISCO – Ten people were wounded – two of them with life-threatening injuries – Sunday when counter-protesters clashed with members of a white ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Premier says China wants 'united and stable' EU

    BEIJING – China's premier called Monday for joint efforts to restore global economic confidence following the shock of Britain's vote to leave the Eur ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Chicago pride parade pays tribute to Orlando victims

    CHICAGO – Chicago's 47th pride parade has taken place with the same enthusiasm of previous years despite tributes everywhere to victims of the Orlando ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Illinois police dog honored with funeral procession

    TROY – A police dog that spent more than six years on the job at a Metro East police department has been honored with a funeral procession after healt ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • DeKalb City Council to vote on $49 million budget

    DeKALB – Aldermen are expected to vote on a $49 million spending plan Monday to get the city through the next six months, as well as consider funding ...
    June 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Greek Fest still draws a crowd

    When asked why Merilyn May came to this year’s Greek Festival she matter-of-factly looked at the gryo sitting on the table in front of her.
    June 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Cyclists descend on DeKalb for Bike MS: Tour de Farms

    For four years, Aurora resident Cathy Lisac, 51, has participated in Bike MS: Tour de Farms to raise money for the National MS Society of Greater Chic ...
    June 27, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • DeKalb County Relay for Life raises money for cancer research

    Cindy Green-Deutsch hates cancer with a passion. The Shabbona resident and two-year kidney cancer s ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:09 am
  • DCCG launches program for individuals with disabilities

    DeKalb County Community Gardens hosted an open house on May 7 to launch its new program for individuals with special needs. 
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Museum receives funding for technology interactives

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received $15,000 for new technology interactives in its main gallery from the DeKalb County Community Foundation ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 100+ Women Who Care donates to CASA DeKalb County

    The DeKalb/Sycamore Chapter of 100+ Women Who Care selected CASA DeKalb County as its quarterly donation recipient. On May 9, representatives of 100+ ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore museum offers junior docent program

    The Sycamore History Museum is hosting a junior docent program training class.A docent gives exhibit ...
    June 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
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