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  • Harvard High School to implement use of Chromebooks for students at home

    HARVARD –Today one textbook can cost $200, which is about the same price of one Chromebook, said Assistant Principal at Harvard High School John Holl ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • Jeb Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    ORLANDO, Florida – Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and Africa ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • August concert at Glacial Park to feature The Jeff Trudell Band

    RINGWOOD – An outdoor concert featuring the talents of The Jeff Trudell Band will take place Friday evening.
    July 30, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle splash pad gets extended hours

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hours for the splash pad at Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle have been increased for the remainder of the season as a result of a recen ...
    July 30, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Lakewood tailors affordable housing plan to seniors, adults with disabilities

    LAKEWOOD – With demand high, group homes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities play a new role in Lakewood's plans to bring affo ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • McHenry County communities notice recent jump in mosquitoes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sudden spike in the mosquito population has some municipalities ready to ramp up efforts to control the biting nuisances.
    July 30, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Aaron Schock, prosecutors find resolution on contempt accusations

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and his attorneys have reached a temporary resolution with federal prosecutors on civil contempt accusatio ...
    July 30, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum’s Christine on loan to Stephen King

    VOLO — Volo Auto Museum executives say they are well known for collecting and exhibiting Hollywood cars and that when it comes to curating cars, thoug ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center

    ATLANTA – Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Motorcyclist killed in Route 176 crash identified

    Lake County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash in unincorporated Fremont Township as 36-year-old Round Lake resident ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for July 30; AP investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat to 2016 Olympics

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    July 30, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

    SYDNEY — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it va ...
    July 30, 2015 - 6:02 am
  • House votes to provide money for highways, transit

    WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care before heading out of town for its ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
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