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  • Rockford schools to cut 103 positions

    ROCKFORD – A northern Illinois school district says it will save $7.4 million in the coming fiscal year by eliminating more than 100 positions from it ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Nation’s biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

    The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for pr ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House commit ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • DeKalb County hospitals, care facilities fear $1.5B in proposed Medicaid cuts in fiscal 2016 budget

    DeKALB – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal to cut $1.5 billion from Medicaid in the fiscal 2016 budget could hurt health care facilities throughou ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Internet outages reveal gaps in broadband infrastructure

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • A local brief “Assessment office asks for updated addresses” that appeared on page A3 of the March 21 edition of the Daily Chronicle, newspaper incorr ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • March 28 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 ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations, other behaviors by agents

    WASHINGTON – A federal watchdog Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitute ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Chicago rooftop owner charged with trying to defraud Cubs

    CHICAGO – The Cubs for years complained that rooftop businesses with views into Wrigley Field sucked away cash that could, in a modest way, help the t ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italy

    ROME – Italy’s highest court Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Feds: jail keeping juveniles in solitary

    BALTIMORE – Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement for far too long – up to 143 days in one cas ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, a ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Co-pilot appeared healthy but may have hidden illness

    MONTABAUR, Germany – Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid ev ...
    March 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Some corporate mistakes are felt harder than others

    NEW YORK – Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write “Race Together” on customers’ cups as ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Kishwaukee College to host annual career fair

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College will hold its annual career fair from 1 to 6 p.m. April 8 in the Kishwaukee College Conference Center, 21193 Malta Road, Ma ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:46 pm
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