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  • DeKalb changes deal with building inspection contractor

    DeKALB – The company that conducts building inspections for the city will be paid on an hourly-fee schedule instead of a percentage-based scale from h ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Aug. 3 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 ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • E-cigarette-only businesses to be discussed in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday will discuss amending local law to better regulate future businesses whose owners want to sell only ele ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Museum holds 'social' event of the year

    DeKALB – Against the backdrop of a beautiful, sunny day, the Ellwood House Museum hosted its annual community event Sunday: A combined art fair and ic ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Happy hour slow to catch on in DeKalb County

    Not every bar and pub owner in DeKalb County is ready to toast the return of happy hour.In mid-July, ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb Park District to offer new programs, new playgrounds in 2015

    DeKALB – Children of all ages can look forward to new playgrounds and sports at the park district in the coming year, the district’s executive directo ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag

    HANOVER, Pa. – Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their st ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

    INDIANAPOLIS – Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb’s cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

    WASHINGTON – It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundr ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

    JOHANNESBURG – When Cecil the lion’s carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunte ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Hastert closes PAC, moves $10,000 to defense fund

    CHICAGO – Federal election records indicate that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed his political action committee and moved $10,000 ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

    BALMA, France – A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility wh ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Chicago preliminary budget estimate shows huge shortfall

    CHICAGO – A preliminary budget released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows a gaping budget shortfall for 2016 that could grow to $754 million and bey ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday, the T ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Firefighter died after being trapped in wind-fueled blaze

    ALTURAS, Calif. – A firefighter killed by a wildfire in Northern California was scouting the area when he became trapped by the wind-stoked blaze, off ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:59 pm
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