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  • Illinois school funding overhaul again faces long odds

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the state’s outdated school funding formula, a nearly 30-y ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Single bullet found at Huntley High School

    HUNTLEY – A round of live ammunition was found at Huntley High School, leading to a search of the building that uncovered no other items, the Huntley ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • North Korea praises rocket; others view as covert missile test

    SEOUL, South Korea — For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from earthquake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan — As anxious families waited nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment b ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Wheaton College professor who wore headscarf to leave Christian school

    CHICAGO — A Christian college near Chicago has announced a political science professor who wore a headscarf when she asserted that Christians and Musl ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • 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
  • New UniCarriers Americas in Marengo president wants to make international company an industry leader

    MARENGO – For the past six years, a sales and marketing executive with UniCarriers Americas Corp. worked internally to grow the company’s global marke ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Cary zoning board to hear Meyer Material's case for Route 31 mining extension

    CARY – The end state of the Meyer Material Co. mining site on Route 31 likely will be a main topic Thursday at a public hearing on the company's reque ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Prairie Grove police dept. head reported for suspicion of intoxication on last chief job

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The top cop for the village that saw one of its officers indicted this week for crashing his squad car while drunk was reported last ye ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Sun City residents complaining about Huntley High School students parking in neighborhoods

    HUNTLEY – A few Huntley entities are working together to come to a solution after concerns surfaced over Huntley High School students parking in and w ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Woodstock's Bull Valley Ford plans expansion with city tax incentive

    WOODSTOCK – A tax incentive agreement between the city of Woodstock and Bull Valley Ford is allowing the car dealership to expand its facility by abou ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:13 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
  • Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

    HENNIKER, N.H. – Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan – Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow e ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

    CHICAGO – A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit a ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:14 pm
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