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  • Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost

    SPRINGFIELD – Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to l ...
    March 26, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • U.S. acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

    BAGHDAD – An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • President Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare.
    March 26, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • Rebuilding reputation and village growth priority for Hebron, candidates say

    HEBRON – Growth and building up a reputable village image are top priorities for Hebron village president candidates Kimberly Martinez and Frank Beatt ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Senior living development proposed for Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills trustees heard conceptual plans for a senior living development that would be located off Princeton Lane in the ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Lake in the Hills fires village administrator, hires assistant village administrator to fill the spot

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Village Board has fired one village administrator and hired another. 
    March 24, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a ...
    March 24, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • GOP health bill short of support ahead of do-or-die vote

    WASHINGTON – Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by P ...
    March 24, 2017 - 2:46 pm
  • Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clear ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON – GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback fo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Supreme Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public sc ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort linked to Putin interests

    WASHINGTON – Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to "grea ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Trump lawyers ask court to move quickly on travel ban appeal

    RICHMOND, Va. – Donald Trump's administration is asking a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president's revised trave ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

    NEW YORK – Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his fa ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
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