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  • Vaccination rules won't immediately affect Illinois students

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois families who don’t want their children to be vaccinated will have to get a doctor’s note before claiming a religious exemption, ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Community looks back on DeKalb man’s accomplishments

    DeKALB – The Beatles’ “Across the Universe” trailed from the front of Anderson Funeral Home on Saturday, as stories of Thomas Zucker – “a compassionat ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Number of fires up slightly in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Firefighters responded to more fires in the city this year, but requests for emergency service decreased slightly, according to the Fire De ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

    MADISON, Wis. – Republican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearl ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Video: Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews fest

    In this video from Saturday's Sycamore Ribs Rhythm & Brews fest, Johnny and the Boomers entertains the crowd.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

    LOOMIS, Calif. – The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear atta ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia – Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from enterin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • 2016’s top candidates struggle to change the subject

    WASHINGTON – It wasn’t supposed to be this way.Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presi ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market

    NEW YORK – Well, that was fun while it lasted.For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threa ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Congressman says NYC federal building gunman got ‘raw deal’

    NEW YORK – A man who gunned down a security guard at a federal building in Manhattan before killing himself was a whistleblower who had been given "a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Rauner vetoes bill to mandate hepatitis C testing

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation aimed at fighting an epidemic of contagious liver disease, saying it would cost the st ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Skydivers parachute into funeral of Army skydiver

    CINCINNATI – A solo Army Golden Knight parachutist honored a comrade’s dream by landing on the high school football field where hundreds of mourners g ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Fine, supervision for Illinois man who brought tiger to bar

    JOLIET – A suburban Chicago wildlife exhibitor has been sentenced to a year of court supervision and a $500 fine for bringing a tiger cub into a bar i ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Agency says human error led to Illinois prisons data breach

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Corrections says preliminary findings suggest human error was to blame for the inadvertent release of social ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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