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  • West-backed Syria rebels shaken on multiple fronts

    BEIRUT – During a key battle in the rugged mountains of a northern province earlier this month, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels collapsed before an assault ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Photos: Spartans end season with 23-13 loss to Geneseo

    Images from the game on Saturday. ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Face Time With ... Katharina Barbe

    DeKALB — Katharina Barbe enjoys teaching her students about her days living in West Berlin, when the Berlin Wall surrounded the western part of the ma ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Civil rights figure: U.S. still divided by race

    NEW ORLEANS – Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges said America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segre ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • U.S. nuclear woes: Pentagon chief orders a shakeup

    MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb consolidates staff at City Hall

    DeKALB – DeKalb City Hall is a one-stop shop, housing more than 40 city employees.The city’s buildin ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb County Feed My Starving Children's event has goal of packaging 1 million meals

    SYCAMORE – At 82, John Launer was volunteering with others younger than half his age, packaging food for malnourished children abroad.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • New judge Phil Montgomery pays tribute to mom after taking oath

    SYCAMORE – Sue Montgomery wasn’t among the dozens of people who packed a third-floor DeKalb County Courtroom to see her son, Phil, become a judge Frid ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • ‘Signature Show’ now on display at The Art Box in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Linda Thornton Peterson wants all her Northern Illinois University colleagues to know that the former mental health counselor can paint.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Projects sought for next NIU Cares Day in April

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is looking for local projects that students will volunteer their time to work on this spring. Interested parties ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Illinois Secretary of State services to be available on NIU campus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University students, staff and local residents will be able to renew their licenses and take advantage of other Secretary o ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Nov. 14 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • G-20 summit opens in Australia; growth tops agenda

    BRISBANE, Australia – As G-20 summit host Brisbane sweltered through a blistering heat wave, world leaders on Saturday got down to the business of cem ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • Obama gets glimpse abroad of life as lame duck

    YANGON, Myanmar – President Barack Obama is getting his first glimpse of life as a lame-duck president traveling overseas. And so far, he has reason t ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • LAPD technology that tracks ex-cons stirs concerns

    LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles police are increasingly relying on technology that not only tells patrol officers where crime is most likely to occur but al ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:17 pm
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