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  • Justices struggle with free speech case over license plates

    WASHINGTON – In a dispute over a proposed Confederate battle flag license plate, the Supreme Court struggled Monday to balance worries about governmen ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Supreme Court considers impact of disability law on police

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday seemed skeptical that the nation’s disabilities law requires police to take special precautions when arrestin ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Farmers fund research to breed gluten-free wheat

    WICHITA, Kan. – Kansas farmers are paying for genetic research to figure out exactly why some people struggle to digest wheat.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

    LYNCHBURG, Va. – Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • March 24 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • The Trading Post in Genoa not your average antique store

    DeKALB – When the idea of opening an antique store came to Genoa resident Susan Castle, she decided to run with it.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Atheist to speak on church, state separation at NIU

    DeKALB – Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, will speak Wednesday at the Northern Illinois University campus about the s ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • DeKalb County home prices up as inventory falls

    DeKALB – DeKalb County home sales increased 20.9 percent in February as prices increased and the inventory of homes for sale declined.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Snow might not be season’s last in DeKalb County

    The calendar says spring, but the weather still says winter – 3 to 6 inches of snow fell across portions of DeKalb County on Monday, creating slippery ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Demand for welders on the upswing in DeKalb County

    MALTA – When Zach Miller prepares for his future, sparks fly.The 20-year-old Kishwaukee College stud ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • 3 Pontiac prison officers injured in inmate attack

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois prison officials say three guards were injured at Pontiac Correctional Center by an inmate with a homemade weapon.
    March 23, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Official: 3 dead in scaffolding collapse in downtown Raleigh

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Workers were dismantling a scaffold at a high-rise construction project when a piece of it fell to the ground in downtown Raleigh, kil ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Obama announces $240M in new pledges for STEM education

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is highlighting private-sector efforts to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to pursue education ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Trooper hurt in crash involving Gov. Bruce Rauner's motorcade

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner's motorcade was involved in a two-vehicle crash that injured a State Police trooper as snow fell in the Chicago area.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • DeKalb County snowstorm might not be season's last

    The calendar says spring, but the weather still says winter – three to six inches of snow fell across portions of the DeKalb County on Monday, creatin ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:31 pm
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