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  • SNAP recipients, grocers complain about schedule

    PEORIA – Grocers and government food assistance recipients want Illinois to increase the number of days it disburses the benefits to help relieve spor ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois lawmaker seeks to restore death penalty

    SPRINGFIELD – A lawmaker from southwestern Illinois is pushing to restore the death penalty in certain cases, including when police officers are kille ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • After spill, work suspended at 10 mine sites

    BILLINGS, Mont. – Site investigations and some cleanup work at 10 polluted mining complexes in four states were suspended because of conditions simila ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • House goes on record against Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House cast largely symbolic votes on Friday against the Iran nuclear deal and sought to restrict President Barack Obam ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski announces re-election bid

    WOODSTOCK – Republican McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski has announced her intent to run for re-election in 2016.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Algonquin officials to discuss economic study results with East Algonquin corridor land owners

    ALGONQUIN – After reviewing the results of an economic study on the East Algonquin Road corridor, village officials will reach out to various property ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Michael Walkup challenging McHenry County Board Chair Joe Gottemoller in GOP primary

    The first-ever popular election of the McHenry County Board chairman is now a contested race. Board ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • McHenry County overhauling sign ordinance in wake of Supreme Court ruling

    WOODSTOCK – Numerous types of signs will be much less strictly regulated in unincorporated areas under a proposed overhaul of county ordinance in the ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • For River Grove to hold public comment meeting regarding public works facility

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A scheduled meeting will give residents the opportunity to view, comment on and ask questions about preliminary plans for Fox River ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Obama to award arts medals to Sally Field, Stephen King

    WASHINGTON – Actress Sally Field and author Stephen King are among luminaries set to receive a National Medal of Arts or a National Humanities Medal f ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Clinton says family paid State Dept employee for email work

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that her family paid a State Department employee to maintain the private email server she used ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Illinois transit chief gives tough review of state planning

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ transportation chief delivered a tough review of the state’s capacity to solve problems this week, saying he’s concerned that it’s ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Huntley District 158, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    HUNTLEY – School District 158 and the union representing its more than 650 teachers have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • State of Illinois continues to hire despite lack of budget

    SPRINGFIELD – The absence of a state budget hasn't kept Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration and other Illinois agencies from hiring more workers.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Cardin’s opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes

    WASHINGTON – White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto su ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:44 pm
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