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  • Flood damage victims should be wary of scams

    CHICAGO – A nonprofit consumer group is cautioning people who suffered flood damage in recent heavy rains about dishonest contractors.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Pioneer Day gives attendees lesson in history

    GENOA – For Holly Quinn’s children, Sunday was a perfect day to step away from technology and play games of days gone by.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Layoffs raise more issues in hiring case

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn’s unexpected move to deal with a scathing report about political hiring in his administration will not put the jobs scand ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • California quake causes injuries, damage

    NAPA, Calif. – The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

    WASHINGTON – Taxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day?But if you count on your tax ref ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

    LONDON – Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscar-winning director for the much-lauded “Gandhi” and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Atten ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • City plans for sustainable future

    DeKALB – Members of DeKalb’s Citizen Environmental Commission want to know what residents think should be the guiding environmental sustainability pri ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Michael Brown called ‘little kid in big body’

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he’ll be mour ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Longtime DeKalb couple says football a big part of their lives

    DeKALB – Barbara Heimerdinger remembers watching from the sidelines as a cheerleader as her husband, Bob, played football at Northern Illinois Univers ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Face time with Michelle Groeper

    DeKALB – After years in the corporate world, Michelle Groeper feels at home surrounded by the chitter chatter of the animals at Tails Humane Society.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

    PARIS – Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Par ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

    DONETSK, Russia – Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term ass ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strik ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • 4 Kochs took genes, money in different directions

    WASHINGTON – They are an outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to th ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists sa ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:13 pm
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