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  • Peoria recycling program inundated with tires

    PEORIA – A tire recycling program designed to clean up neighborhoods in Peoria was so popular volunteers had to turn people away after just two hours.
    March 29, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Face Time with Stuart Henn

    In January, Stuart Henn started working as a coordinator of marketing and education at Northern Illinois University Art Museum after he got his Master ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Government Meetings

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Future of Sycamore Wendy’s property not clear

    SYCAMORE – The Wendy’s restaurant destroyed by a fire in January will eventually be razed for a new business, but the city of Sycamore doesn’t know wh ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Pastor: Community stands by co-pilot, family

    MONTABAUR, Germany – The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despi ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Stressed by pension debt, other financial issues and the possibility of losing a chunk of their state aid, some Illinois cities want the ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Duck Soup Co-op votes to shut down DeKalb natural foods store

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to clarify that Peggy James is no longer general manager of Duck Soup.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Barb City On Tap attendees sample local, national beers

    DeKALB – On Saturday, area residents who were 21 and over went to the NIU Convocation Center with one thing on their minds – taste and sample beers fr ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

    DENVER – Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it’s becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politic ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it’s discriminatory

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading “no hate in our state,” gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boistero ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Yemen’s president calls Shiite rebels ‘puppets of Iran’

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – Yemen’s embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country “puppets of Iran,” directly b ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    SEATTLE – The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Delete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepers

    WASHINGTON – In the never-ending quest to preserve the government’s history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Attorneys: Sterilizations were part of plea deal talks

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four times in the past five years, and th ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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