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  • Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

    DENVER – Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-cau ...
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • County to perform patch work on Randall Road

    The McHenry County Division of Transportation plans to perform pavement maintenance and patching work on Randall Road beginning next month.
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Galesburg teachers end strike after contract deal

    GALESBURG – Galesburg teachers have ended a two-week strike after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the board of education.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Lake in the Hills planning road work next month

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Road work on village streets is set to start next month.The village plans to res ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government sa ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Group to raise money for area ALS foundation

    McHENRY – A group will take on the ALS ice bucket challenge at a McHenry church this Sunday.The even ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Chicago schools getting $10M for Safe Passage

    CHICAGO – The state of Illinois is giving Chicago Public Schools $10 million to expand a program that provides safe routes to classes for thousands of ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State group

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, vowed Thursday to counter extremist religions such as that ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

    DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, he ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Mother of U.S. reporter in Syria begs for his life

    BEIRUT – The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new image ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Bruce Rauner’s proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

    WASHINGTON – One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval fr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Rauner broadens Ag Department patronage criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – The GOP candidate for Illinois governor broadened his criticism of state agriculture officials Wednesday, saying the department was “ful ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama crafts rationale for immigration steps

    WASHINGTON – The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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