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  • U.S. new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, as low mortgage rates and a steady jo ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Fellow Republicans still waiting for Donald Trump's promised cash

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump portrays himself as an indispensable cash resource for fellow Republicans up and down the ballot.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • KishHealth Physician Group welcomes Bhavisha Patel

    KishHealth System Physician Group, now part of Northwestern Medicine, welcomes Dr. Bhavisha Patel, allergist and immunologist. She will see patients a ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • OC Creative celebrates name change

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate OC Creative’s name change f ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Directory of women-owned businesses available

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center has produced a women-owned and co-owned business directory for DeKalb County, available in print and online.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber View: Genoa preps for three days of Volksfest

    The Genoa Chamber is again teaming up with local organizations and businesses to bring you Volksfest 2016.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb City Council OKs liquor license, video gaming for business

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council approved another bar liquor license and video gaming permit, but aldermen made clear this nod could be the last for v ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

    CHICAGO – There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinkin ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • AP Explains: Super Mario's global appeal

    NEW YORK – Take that, Pokemon. On Sunday, the Japanese prime minister turned up at the Olympics closing ceremonies to promote the 2020 Tokyo games dre ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • When mere paint won't do it: Bike lanes around the world

    BOSTON – Cities are increasingly changing bike lanes to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Wiltse’s Farm a family tradition in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – If there’s one good crop this year aside from corn at Wiltse’s Farm in Maple Park, it’s sweet onions.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Four new laws expand Illinois hunting, fishing opportunities

    Four new laws that took effect Monday seek to expand hunting opportunities and fishing opportunities while protecting state lands and wildlife.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • As funeral held for victims, DeKalb County murder investigation continues

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office set up a roadblock Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. on Old State Road east of Sycamore to gather information as ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Summer ritual: For many, working in the cornfield is a rite of passage

    WATERMAN – It’s a hot, sweaty, buggy and sometimes itchy job that generations of DeKalb County teens have done.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Italy, German, French eye beefed up EU defense after attacks

    ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER GARIBALDI – The leaders of Italy, France and Germany vowed Monday to boost joint European security efforts in the wake of ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:08 pm
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