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  • Sycamore High School students to travel to Nashville for musical field trip

    SYCAMORE – A group of Sycamore students will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for an orchestra tour the first week of June.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb's Feed'Em Soup to close at end of month

    DeKALB – The Feed’em Soup Community Project will close its location at 251 E Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb at the end of the month.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • More than a year after being in a coma at death’s door, Ethan Menges bounces back

    ROSCOE – Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges’ family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the backgr ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Rep. Pritchard voices frustration as House Dems pass spending plan

    SPRINGFIELD — State Rep. Bob Pritchard was clearly frustrated after Democrats in the Illinois House of Representatives introduced a 500-page spending ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Protesters rally at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook despite severe weather

    OAK BROOK – Severe weather could not stop the "fight for 15" on May 25 in Oak Brook.But a thundersto ...
    May 25, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • 11 states sue over President Obama's school transgender directive

    AUSTIN, Texas – Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use ...
    May 25, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

    WASHINGTON – The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to de ...
    May 25, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe: I followed the law in accepting donations

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday he is confident he followed the law in accepting donations that now appear to be part of ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

    For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • Anti-Donald Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy thre ...
    May 25, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • Cuba to legalize small, medium-sized private businesses

    HAVANA – Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private ent ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Hawaii could be first state to put gun owners in federal database

    HONOLULU – Hawaii could become the first state in the U.S. to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case in Pennsylvania

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor.But 20 m ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Trump says he’s seeking donations on GOP request

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn’t see it that way.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Book World planning to open location in DeKalb shopping center

    DeKALB – After more than a year without a bookstore, one could be opening to the DeKalb area.Book Wo ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:27 pm
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