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  • Washington still focused on tornado recovery

    WASHINGTON – A year after deadly tornadoes ravaged Washington, the rebuilding rate is high and the community is even more tight-knit, according to a c ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Obama pitches immigration steps in his hometown

    CHICAGO – Selling his executive action on immigration, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that contributions to the U.S. by a broad patchwork of immi ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near Huntley

    A man was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the pickup he was driving crashed into a tree and went up in flames, the Huntley ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • FAA: Funding determines upgrades

    CHICAGO – The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • The Gift of Giving

    CHICAGO – On a memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with an announcement: She was about to hand out money.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Illinois prepares for immigration action

    CHICAGO – Obama travels to his home state next week to detail his executive actions, which potentially shield from deportation as many as 5 million im ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Fall harvest nearly complete in Illinois

    PEORIA – A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:30 pm
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