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  • Egypt foiled extremist 'state' in Sinai, president says

    CAIRO – President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, wearing battle dress for the first time in over a year, said Saturday that Egypt had foiled an attempt by the ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Tunisia imposes state of emergency after deadly beach attack

    TUNIS, Tunisia – Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, sa ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Report: Firm fees from Chicago schools borrowing tops $18M

    CHICAGO – Dozens of legal and financial firms have been paid roughly $18 million in fees from borrowing and debt-refinancing deals with Chicago Public ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Gov. Walker and Wisconsin GOP retreat on open records limits

    MADISON, Wis. – In a sudden reversal amid a stinging backlash, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislative leaders said they agreed Saturday to co ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

    SPRINGFIELD – The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has shaped up as a classic Republican primary, pitting the son of a longtime Illinois ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing

    GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when sh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb library construction to continue despite budget stall

    DeKALB – Construction will continue on the DeKalb Public Library despite the state budget impasse dragging on in Springfield.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Jack Spartz, longtime Sycamore firefighter, dies at 61

    DeKALB – Jacob J. “Jack” Spartz Jr., who served the Sycamore Fire Department for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 61.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Fourth of July fireworks and activities in DeKalb County

    Communities across DeKalb County will mark the Fourth of July with fireworks and other activities. Here’s a listing of local events scheduled this wee ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • With school out, nonprofits step in to feed DeKalb County youth

    DeKALB – Kara Gallagher wanted to remove transportation barriers that keep kids from getting lunch in the summer. 
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA hires new CEO

    SYCAMORE – Kishwaukee Family YMCA leaders announced this week that they have hired a new CEO after a three-month search in which they interviewed eigh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90

    SALT LAKE CITY – Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

    Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjus ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale

    ATHENS, Greece – Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the "yes" and "no" cam ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    CHICAGO – For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills co ...
    July 3, 2015 - 8:55 pm
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