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  • Suzuki Workshops offered at NIU

    At the annual Northern Illinois University Suzuki Workshop on Nov. 5, guest Suzuki teachers from Ohio, Illinois, Connecticut and Maryland will visit a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tesla equipping cars to drive completely on their own

    SAN FRANCISCO – Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their o ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Prosecutors launch 2nd bid for conviction in Etan Patz death

    NEW YORK – Revisiting a crime that shattered a bygone era's sense of safety, prosecutors on Wednesday launched their second bid for a conviction in on ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Indiana official clarifies voter registration fraud probe

    INDIANAPOLIS – After initially warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state acknowledged that many of the thousands of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Debate stunner: Trump won't say he'll accept election result

    LAS VEGAS – Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the resul ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • NIU homecoming parade route set

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s annual homecoming parade will start at 7 p.m. today at Gilbert Drive and College Avenue and last about an hour ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Hiawatha School District 426 to train staff for school shooter

    KIRKLAND – Hiawatha School District 426 plans to implement new emergency procedures for scenarios involving school intruders or shooters with a traini ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • 'Audrie & Daisy' screening stirs discussion about sexual assault

    DeKALB – An average of 20 to 30 sexual assault cases involving teenagers are reported in DeKalb each year, but the number of assaults likely is higher ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • U.S. home construction fell 9 percent in September

    WASHINGTON – Homebuilders pulled back on construction for a second straight month in September, with a plunge in apartments offsetting gains in single ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Athena Award Reception scheduled for Oct. 25

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the Athena Committee will present the 27th annual Athena Award Reception and honor the 2016 nominees for Athena and ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Illinois agency: YouTube glitch behind training video porn

    SPRINGFIELD – At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency’s training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 approves request for school’s emergency repairs

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 is moving quickly to repair a large crack in a tower wall at Founders Elementary School, with the school board vot ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Harvest brings good yields, poor crop prices

    John Ward of Sycamore is a seventh-generation farmer, working land his family has owned since 1837. Although Ward has been farming for 45 years, he re ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Earth's 16-month record heat streak ends but warming remains

    WASHINGTON – Earth’s 16-month sizzling streak of record high temperatures is finally over, according to one group of federal meteorologists.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • 'Stop whining,' Obama tells Trump, chiding for fraud talk

    WASHINGTON – “Stop whining,” President Barack Obama rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, speaking out as seldom before on next month’s election and chidin ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:00 pm
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