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  • U.S. economic growth slows to 2.6 percent in fourth quarter

    WASHINGTON – U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Friday, Jan. 30

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • CEO Tim Suter named outstanding citizen by Sycamore Chamber of Commerce

    SYCAMORE – Heidi Wright told a room of 361 people Thursday how The Suter Company President and CEO Tim Suter interviewed her for her job 14 years ago ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Jan. 30 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 ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Gov. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhere

    CHAMPAIGN – Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to generate more money to spend on higher education, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois’ flagship campu ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Obama calls for spending surge in rising economy

    WASHINGTON – Declaring an end to “mindless austerity,” President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress t ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • U of I professor who lost job offer after tweets sues

    CHAMPAIGN – A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials o ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Families plead for lives of IS hostages

    AMMAN, Jordan – The father of a Jordanian fighter pilot and the wife of a Japanese journalist held by the Islamic State group pleaded for their loved ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think

    WASHINGTON – The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it’s a problem ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Tech advances lower drivers’ death chances

    WASHINGTON – The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car mode ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • St. George to celebrate Greek-style Mardi Gras

    Can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Or Patras, Greece? Yes, along with New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro, Patras hosts one of the world’s larges ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Genoa's Faith United Methodist Church to host baked potato supper

    Faith United Methodist Church will host a baked potato dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28. The menu ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • DeKalb Township offers scholarship applications

    The DeKalb Township Supervisor’s office is distributing applications for the Township Officials of Illinois annual scholarship.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • 12 District 428 students chosen for state music conference

    The DeKalb School District 428 Music Department sent 12 music students to the 75th annual Illinois Music Education All-State Conference in Peoria. The ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Salem Lutheran Church members challenge others to help food pantry

    SYCAMORE – Members of Salem Lutheran Church are challenging each other to do something out of the ordinary for a good cause, but the challenge doesn’t ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
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