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  • Elderly former sex slaves want solace, help from pope

    SEOUL, South Korea – Lee Yong-soo hopes a meeting Monday with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than seve ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • GOP newcomers say lack of experience is asset in 2014

    CHICAGO – A suburban accountant and a retired downstate Marine say their lack of political experience is actually a big asset in the race to unseat tw ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Illinois colleges to be smoke-free indoors and out

    CHICAGO – Smoking will be banned indoors and out on all Illinois public college and university campuses starting next summer under legislation signed ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Illinois creates foundation to help veterans

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is creating a non-profit foundation to better help veterans.The Illinois Joi ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Anonymous donor gives $25,000 for Illinois park

    BERLIN, Ill. (AP) — An anonymous donor has given $25,000 for playground equipment at a central Illinois park.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in r ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Defiant Gov. Perry rejects 'outrageous' indictment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is lashing out at the "outrageous" criminal charges filed against him and defending the veto that led a grand ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday that Tehran will not discuss its lo ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:20 am
  • Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

    LITTLETON, Colo. – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year was deemed “not a high-level of threat” after ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Aug. 15, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Detour: Some road projects are done, others coming close

    • MAIN STREET BRIDGE: Rehabilitation of the bridge over the Kishwaukee River between Harmony and Coyne Station roads near Huntley is done, and Main St ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Pregnancy center looks for volunteers

    JOHNSBURG –A pregnancy support center in Johnsburg is looking for volunteers to help train nurses in ultrasound scanning.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • District 156 proposed budget reaps some savings

    McHENRY – The focus this year at District 156 will be in tying the technology purchases made last year into the curriculum, the budget director said.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Algonquin Township to hold Touch-a-Truck event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Algonquin Township Road District will sponsor its Touch-a-Truck event Saturday at the district facility, 3702 Route 14.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:10 am
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