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  • Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

    SAN FRANCISCO – Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.The 30-year-old entrepreneur has l ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

    WASHINGTON – Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday on proposals to keep federal highway funds flowing across the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Starved Rock trails still closed from storm damage

    UTICA – A majority of the 13-mile trail system at Starved Rock State Park in northern Illinois remains closed because of significant storm damage that ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

    BLOOMINGTON – Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 court ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Lawsuit against Quinn back in court in October

    CHICAGO – A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn's administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Correction

    The wrong time was given for an event that ran on page A8 of the July 15 edition of the Daily Chronicle. Barnes & Noble in DeKalb will celebrate the D ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • DeKalb ‘Coffee with the Chief’ on Thursday

    DeKALB – DeKalb police Chief Gene Lowery wants residents to join him for a cup of coffee Thursday.“C ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Local dental teams to offer free services Aug. 22

    DeKALB – Staff at DeKalb Dental Group and Family Dental Care of Sycamore will provide free dental services Aug. 22 as part of Free Dentistry Day.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Former Big Ray’s Drive In owner treated employees like family

    DeKALB – Christel Springmire remembers Big Ray's Drive In's owners used to hide $1 bills under the cash register to encourage employees to clean there ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway for DeKalb dog park shelter

    DeKALB – When Jessica Rue and Kim Liker bring their three dogs to Katz Dog Park almost daily, they expect to see a group of dogs taking shelter undern ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Sycamore library drafting goals, vision

    SYCAMORE – Sarah Tobias hopes the Sycamore library’s strategic planning results in a sustainable, useful library for many years to come.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Construction underway on Northern Illinois University's campus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students can expect the sounds of hammering, sawing and trucks passing by when they return to campus next month.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb water system focus of study

    DeKALB – By the end of this year, city of DeKalb leaders should know what repairs its water system needs and whether water rates need to change to pay ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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