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  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • England’s Princess Charlotte christened

    LONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday – a christening ceremony on Queen E ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Boy, 7, killed during violent holiday

    CHICAGO – Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed over ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Fundraising walk for memorial coming to close

    PRINCEVILLE – A central Illinois community is planning a warm welcome home for an 84-year-old man who set out to walk across the state to help raise m ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Dead shows set attendance records at Chicago's Soldier Field

    CHICAGO – The Grateful Dead is making Chicago's Soldier Field come alive like no rock band ever has.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Car flips after wreck, driver cited in crash

    SYCAMORE – A woman was injured after her car flipped on its side Saturday evening, according to authorities.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Bison thrive on the Illinois prairie; 14 calves born

    CHICAGO – Love is in the air for bison on an Illinois prairie.The Chicago Tribune reports that after ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly reject ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Kirkland firefighters celebrate tradition at water fight

    KIKRLAND – There is a winning strategy to the annual Kirkland firefighter water fights, but don’t count on Carl Bruder to share it with you.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Area dogs compete in DeKalb dog show

    DeKALB – For Lynn Heidinger and her four-legged companion Tapper, the Greater DeKalb Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show on Sunday was a bit like school.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Farmers eager for drones, but most can’t legally fly them

    CORDOVA, Md. – Mike Geske wants a drone.Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor, planet

    QUITO, Ecuador – Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the po ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • US-led coalition unleashes wave of airstrikes on Raqqa

    BEIRUT – U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a wave of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what t ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:56 pm
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