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  • Cornerstone names second semester honor roll

    The following students were named to the honor roll at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Enrollment open at DeKalb Montessori

    DeKalb Montessori House of Learning in DeKalb is holding open enrollment for the summer and fall terms.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Coloring contest winners

    On Memorial Day, winners of the third-grade coloring contest at Kingston Grade School participated in the annual at Kingston Park. Willard Aves Post 1 ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lorene Brown Scholarship recipients named

    A total of $11,600 in scholarships has been awarded by The Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic school year. The scholarship ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mary K. Roberts Foundation awards scholarships

    A total of $24,150 in scholarships has been awarded by the Mary K. Roberts Scholarship Foundation for the 2015-2016 year, according to Michael A. Cull ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hoover/Hoehn scholarships awarded

    A total of $13,700 in scholarships has been awarded by the Hoover/Hoehn Scholarship Foundation for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarship fund is ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Long receives ag scholarship

    Michael Long, of Big Rock, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a new program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • BP to close books on Gulf spill with deal

    NEW ORLEANS – Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new mone ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided

    ATHENS, Greece – Costas Christoforidis hasn’t decided how to vote in Sunday’s referendum on a bailout deal for Greece’s troubled economy. The problem ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Rauner OKs 5 clemency requests, rejects 153

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner has granted clemency petitions to five people and denied 153 other requests.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Troy man not guilty by reason of insanity in church shooting

    EDWARDSVILLE – A southwestern Illinois man who's remained in state psychiatric hospitals since shortly after he was charged in a pastor's 2009 shootin ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • U.S. unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages stalled

    WASHINGTON – U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions

    VIENNA – Iran took a hard line Thursday on two of the biggest demands of world powers in a final nuclear accord, rejecting any extraordinary inspectio ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Obama’s counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

    WASHINGTON – At the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had pa ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Chicago teachers protest planned cuts

    CHICAGO – Dozens of Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters picketed outside City Hall to protest $200 million in planned Chicago Public Schools ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:36 pm
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