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  • Genoa continues to push for Amtrak route

    GENOA – Recent cuts to Illinois' Amtrak spending have not deterred Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary from fighting for railway routing through his city if and w ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Hogs for Dogs motorcycle run set for Sunday

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League will host a motorcycle benefit run and music event Sunday. 
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Soggy May and June have given way to dry July in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Josh Kosco’s job can be a sticky situation.The Northern Illinois University senior and inte ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • DeKalb area Salvation Army to accept, distribute donated school supplies

    DeKALB – Keith Graham knows it isn’t just families in poverty that could use some help around back-to-school season.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • GOP presses Planned Parenthood aid ban, faces long odds

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans pressed their fight Wednesday to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, but likely opposition from at least one GOP se ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for mo ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an A ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • U.S. pending home sales slip in June

    WASHINGTON – The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales grow ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Jail releases more footage of Bland

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Texas authorities Tuesday released several hours of video footage of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail to address rumors t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped up U.S. military resources for figh ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Accused man thought lion hunt was legal

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he thought everything about ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Trump continues to dangle 3rd party prospect

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is running for president as a Republican, and he says that won’t change – so long as he’s “treated fairly.”
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Gov. halts payment of video gambling profits

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Illinois municipalities that host video gambling in bars and restaurants won’t get their cut of profits from the machines until th ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Rauner praises vote to block pay increase

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:35 pm
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