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  • Heavy winds sweep Europe, knock people to their knees, 1 man dead

    BERLIN – Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forc ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Former Vladimir Putin allies question his political course

    MOSCOW – As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years since he was first elected, his former long-term allies are questioning his political cour ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Tasteless tweets by newly named 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah draw fire

    NEW YORK – A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Joliet teens arrested and charged with child pornography

    JOLIET — Joliet police arrested four Joliet Central High School students and charged them with child pornography after authorities said they posted on ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Indiana governor Mike Pence wants changes to religious-objections law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious- ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race

    CHICAGO – A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • U.S. to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

    WASHINGTON – The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Indianapolis Star calls for law protecting gays, lesbians

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objec ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • Liberal Democrats, GOP cling to hope Elizabeth Warren runs for president

    WASHINGTON – Republicans and liberal Democrats have found something to agree on: Both want to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The fight over religious objection proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a licens ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:20 am
  • U.S. home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few ...
    March 31, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Crash claims life of Hinckley man

    HINCKLEY – A single-vehicle accident Monday evening claimed the life of a Hinckley man, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
    March 31, 2015 - 6:52 am
  • Local hotel given award

    The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson of Sycamore was presented with a 2014 Country Inns & Suites President’s Award.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Borek: DCEDC promotes DeKalb County at SelectUSA trade show

    Investment by U.S. subsidiaries of foreign-owned firms represents a significant and increasing contribution to the U.S. economy.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Family Health Center celebrates

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors recently held a ribbon-cutting at the Family Health Center, 1170 DeKalb Ave., Suite 111, in Sycamore, to help celebra ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
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