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  • Trump struggles to explain 'America first' foreign policy

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his “America first” foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed real ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • For Money Smart week, DeKalb seniors get schooled on fraud

    DeKALB – Seniors are a frequent target for scams and fraud and must take steps to avoid losing their hard-earned savings to those out to exploit them.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb seeks input from motorists to ease congestion

    DeKALB – City officials are asking motorists for help as they craft a plan to better coordinate traffic lights in DeKalb to make driving in and around ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • On with the show: Stage Coach Players kick off 70th year with 'The Laramie Project'

    Mandy Paschen of DeKalb has been in more than 20 Stage Coach Players’ productions.Not only has she p ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Former speaker Hastert sentenced to more than year in prison

    CHICAGO – Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was s ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Plan for DeKalb revitalization falls short

    DeKALB – DeKalb didn't advance Wednesday to the final round of the America’s Best Communities competition, but the team representing the city was awar ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Public star party at Afton Forest Preserve

    The Northwest Suburban Astronomers, in cooperation with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District, will host a public star party on Saturday, May 7, ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • AP Source: Ted Cruz taps Carly Fiorina to serve as vice presidential nominee

    INDIANAPOLIS – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate.
    April 27, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • McDonald's testing McNugget recipe without preservatives

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Ted Cruz calls a basketball hoop a 'basketball ring' while recreating 'Hoosiers' scene

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are courting Indiana voters by appealing to the state's love of basketball.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Students support Kick Butts Day

    Students from the Clinton Rosette Middle School Chapter of “Reality Illinois,” a statewide tobacco prevention program, supported national Kick Butts D ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College hosts annual Student Awards Day

    Kishwaukee College honored students for excellence in the classroom on April 5 at Student Awards Day in Jenkins Auditorium at the college. Awardees re ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 2016 Paul Simon Student Essay winner named

    Jeri-Lamia Farmer has been selected the winner of the annual Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Paul Simon Student Essay Contest ...
    April 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 reviews curriculum changes to meet state mandates

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 will roll out a series of new curriculum mandates, including a cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated ext ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Details of sex abuse could mean prison time for Hastert

    CHICAGO – When Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty last year to breaking banking laws, sentencing guidelines suggested that the former House speaker would p ...
    April 26, 2016 - 8:20 pm
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