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  • Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energiz ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream

    CHICAGO – It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Pakistani officials say 48 police trainees killed in attack

    QUETTA, Pakistan – Gunmen stormed a police training center late Monday in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killi ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade

    BARRINGTON, R.I. – Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday afternoon as they peacefully paraded around th ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Posting ballot selfie? Check your state laws first

    TRENTON, N.J. – You probably already know whether you’ll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to c ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics

    LOS ANGELES – Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic – a first for the state. And voters cou ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series

    CHICAGO – With a mix of euphoria, relief and disbelief, long-suffering Cubs fans are shaking off superstitions and setting their sights on the team’s ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

    DURHAM, N.C. – Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping De ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Public access for week of Oct. 24 to Oct 28

    Monday• Huntley Plan Commission: 6:30 p.m., Huntley Village Hall, 10987 Main St.• McHenry Committee ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • MCCD to host candlelight hike at Glacial Park

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District is inviting residents to take a candlelight hike along the marsh and to Nippersink Creek while exp ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • MCC to host viewing of film about rape on college campuses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Student Peace Action Network and the Generation End It club are co-sponsoring three separate showings of the ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry teacher using grant money to buy STEM materials for students

    McHENRY – The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation has awarded $15,000 in grant money to several educators from northern Illinois. One of ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Marian Central to host mobile food pantry Friday

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central Key Club students will hold a mobile food pantry Friday with the hope of feeding about 200 families.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Early voting begins Monday in McHenry County

    Early voting for the Nov. 8 election begins Monday at 10 polling places throughout McHenry County, marking the beginning of the end of a long and grue ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Centegra Sports Care program gives student athletes immediate aid

    The Centegra Sports Care program provides several high schools around McHenry County with additional athletic training and clinical services.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:28 am
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