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  • Turkey fires tens of thousands in coup plotters hunt

    ISTANBUL – Asserting that "all the evidence" points to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric as the mastermind of last week's failed coup, Turkey's government on ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • GOP nominates Trump, heaps criticism on Hillary Clinton

    Donald Trump officially won the Republican Party's presidential nomination Tuesday, making the businessman the GOP standard-bearer after a rollicking ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Writer-director Garry Marshall dies at age 81

    LOS ANGELES – Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Lave ...
    July 20, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • ‘Reptomania!’ brings children, reptiles together

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    July 19, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Sycamore police show off new equipment

    SYCAMORE – The city’s police department is looking to add two more officers to the county’s special operations team, using newly purchased military-gr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • DeKalb County residents give police prayers, hugs, food, public displays of encouragement

    The blue ribbons affixed to a Genoa resident’s property and his truck are among the many shows of support citizens are giving to local law enforcement ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Hiawatha School District 426 seeks applicants for board vacancy

    KIRKLAND – Hiawatha School District 426 is seeking applicants to serve on its school board, which is responsible for overseeing the district’s $5.4 mi ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 wary of general state aid promises

    SYCAMORE – Despite a stopgap measure passed July 1 by Springfield lawmakers, Sycamore School District 427 officials will move forward as though they n ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Illinois delegates differ on Melania Trump's possible plagiarism

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois delegates to the Republican National Convention are unconcerned that the potential next first lady may have plagiarized a prede ...
    July 19, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: First day of Republican convention 'surreal'

    LAS VEGAS – Hillary Clinton dismissed the first day of the Republican National Convention as a "surreal" experience on Tuesday, comparing the gatherin ...
    July 19, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • GOP Rep. Steve King asks how non-whites gave to civilization

    CLEVELAND – Iowa Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King, one of the most conservative members of Congress and a harsh critic of immigration, has questioned t ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • President Obama writes an open letter to police officers

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says the nation will get through the recent killings of police officers with the "love and empathy of public serva ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • ISIS group claims responsibility for train attack in Germany

    BERLIN – The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for an ax-and-knife attack on a German train that left at least five people wounded, b ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Melania Trump speech lifts two passages from Michelle Obama speech; Trump campaign dismisses criticism

    CLEVELAND – The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech tha ...
    July 19, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Chamber celebrates DeKalb Farmers Market

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, elected officials, staff and vendors celebrate the opening of the 2016 DeKalb Farmers Marke ...
    July 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
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