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  • Ted Cruz seeks to appeal to supporters on fringe of GOP

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of Feb. 8

    Algonquin Planning & Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish DriveThe Hun ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Cary Village Board unanimously rejects cell tower proposed off Route 14

    CARY – The Village Board unanimously rejected a proposal to place a 150-foot telecommunications antenna on the property at 30 Route 14, citing concern ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

    WASHINGTON – Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the sta ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • McHenry County state's attorney GOP candidates locked in contentious race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The two Republican candidates for McHenry County state’s attorney talked about their records, and attacked each other’s, during their m ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Incumbent, challenger face off in first McHenry County Board chairman race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County voters for the first time will directly elect the chairman of the County Board.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Ted Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Republicans circle Marco Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshire

    LONDONBERRY, N.H. – On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from a herd of moderate-leaning Republicans w ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, lawmakers unveil government consolidation bills

    Gov. Bruce Rauner and like-minded lawmakers unveiled four proposed pieces of legislation Friday aimed at helping reduce the state’s 7,000 units of gov ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • President Barack Obama takes victory lap on economy

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday used a new jobs report to continue his victory lap on the economy — and jab at the Republicans vying for ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Checking Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured int ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • 66th House District candidates make their pitches to voters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four Republican candidates took the stage Thursday night at McHenry County College to explain why voters should elect them to succeed M ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, accordin ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • State IG: Classified email found from Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice tenures

    WASHINGTON – The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:50 am
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