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  • GOP newcomers say lack of experience asset in 2014

    CHICAGO – A suburban accountant and a retired downstate Marine say their lack of political experience is actually a big asset in the race to unseat tw ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois colleges to be smoke-free indoors and out

    CHICAGO – Smoking will be banned indoors and out on all Illinois public college and university campuses starting next summer under legislation signed ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Government meetings for the week of Aug. 18

    Today DeKalb Citizen’s Community Enhancement Commission: 4 p.m. at the DeKalb Municipal Building, 20 ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Face Time with Lindsay Cooper

    SYCAMORE – Lindsay Cooper has been building her self confidence while preparing for a trip to Hollywood in November.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • City of DeKalb's study to look at aging water pipes

    DeKALB – DeKalb’s water mains chart the growth of the city, spreading out like roots as the population grew.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Questions abound on ballots for November

    Fans of long, drawn-out novels will want to make sure they vote Nov. 4.The Illinois ballot will star ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

    LITTLETON, Colo. – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year was deemed “not a high-level of threat” after ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Delays for S.C. nuclear plant pressure industry

    ATLANTA – Expensive delays are piling up for the companies building new nuclear power plants, raising fresh questions about whether they can control t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Pope baptizes father of SKorea ferry victim

    SEOUL, South Korea – Pope Francis made another gesture Sunday toward families who lost loved ones in South Korea’s ferry disaster, baptizing the fathe ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Vehicle owners cruise to Genoa for show on Main Street

    GENOA – Joe Hengels of Kingston has owned five Dodge Coronets in his lifetime, but says the 1967 Dodge Coronet 500 he proudly displayed Saturday in do ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams’ death

    NEW YORK – Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

    IRBIL, Iraq – Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles befor ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Ferguson-area native tasked with keeping peace

    FERGUSON, Mo. – In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic o ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
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