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  • Rauner dealt double blows over Illinois ballot

    SPRINGFIELD – Illlinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner suffered a double blow Friday with the approval of a Nov. 4 ballot that does n ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Firefighters collect funds for MDA

    SYCAMORE – Few people stopped at the intersection of Somonauk and Elm streets in Sycamore on Friday without donating at least some spare change to Syc ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Report: State agency broke hiring rules for years

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 2 ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Election judges sought for November vote

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office is seeking people to serve as election judges for the Nov. 4 general election.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Unions want expedited ruling in pensions suit

    SPRINGFIELD – A coalition of labor unions and state retirees is asking a judge for an expedited ruling in a case challenging the constitutionality of ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Tyler Elementary School overhaul among summer projects in DeKalb School District 428

    DeKALB – When principal Andria Mitchell first walked around and felt the doors of newly renovated Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb, she cried.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Clarification

    A story about a DeKalb police investigation into drug activity that appeared on page A4 of Friday’s Daily Chronicle requires clarification. Although 1 ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Sycamore students take ‘ice bucket challenge’

    SYCAMORE – Southeast Elementary third-graders learned the importance of helping others while celebrating the end of the first week of school Friday.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • U.S. won’t let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

    WASHINGTON – A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist gro ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Edgebrook Manor Apartments condemned; DeKalb residents displaced

    DeKALB – As students moved into Northern Illinois University residence halls Friday, senior Jordan Lanum was trying to figure out where he would live ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Thousands arrive on NIU move-in day

    DeKALB – If Emily Parczany is going to stay at Northern Illinois University, she's going to need a few things. Topping the list for the 18-year-old fr ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Democrats reframe debate on health care

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an ele ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

    NEW YORK – What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?The fatal police shooting of the u ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Rains leave behind widespread Chicago-area floods

    BURBANK – Overnight rains have flooded street after street in parts of Chicago's southwest suburbs, stranding cars, inundating basements and yards and ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Deere to lay off about 460 from Iowa tractor plant

    MOLINE – Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to m ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:19 am
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