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  • Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

    SENECA FALLS, N.Y. – Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 b ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Gov. Scott Walker's talk about Canadian border wall draws derision

    ONAWA, Iowa – Scott Walker's suggestion that building a wall between Canada and the U.S. might be a "legitimate" idea prompted swift derision from fel ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES – It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond

    HOUSTON – A suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said i ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

    BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine – When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring – ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Sanders says he would be prepared to use military force

    WASHINGTON – International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn’t be prepared to use military force if that’s what circumstances required, Dem ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plant

    CHICAGO – The owner of Illinois’ 11 nuclear reactors must decide next month whether to close its Quad Cities plant, one of three generating stations E ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Residents experience the past during Genoa's Pioneer Day

    – Pioneer Day in Genoa gave families today a taste of life more than a century ago. For the Bottcher family, who took a horse-drawn stage coach ride, ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Face Time with Karen Samonds

    For the next few weeks, Karen Samonds will sit among bins of bubble-wrapped and duct taped fossils stacked tall and scattered across her lab table in ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. – Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Police: Robbery near NIU campus didn't happen

    DeKALB – A man who told police he was jumped by three men who stole his wallet and phone made it up, DeKalb police said.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • DeKalb City Council to consider $173K project for Stage Coach Players

    DeKALB – The Stage Coach Players are looking to improve their theater building and have asked the city for help. 
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

    WASHINGTON – Oregon’s Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Rain held off as scores came out for Corn Fest

    DeKALB – Jeff Birtell recalled to his granddaughter Saturday his first Corn Fest, where he fed a hungry crowd from the back of a pickup truck during t ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 am
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