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  • Some in GOP say Homeland Security funding lapse no big deal

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is al ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Actor Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

    LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spoc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in Tyrone, Missouri, police say

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A gunman went house to house, fatally shooting seven people and wounding one overnight in a small southern Missouri town before app ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • 'Soup, Soap and Salvation' fundraisers in Cary, Crystal Lake, Elgin set for Saturday

    The Salvation Army Golden Diners will host a "Soup, Soap and Salvation" fundraiser for its Senior Nutrition Program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, F ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • Naval Station Great Lakes gets Notre Dame grad as new commander

    NORTH CHICAGO — A Kenosha, Wisconsin native and graduate of the University of Notre Dame will take the helm at the Naval Station Great Lakes during a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Home State Leasing Offers Alternatives To Purchasing Business Equipment

    Business owners know how expensive it can be to purchase the equipment required to run an enterprise.   One way to lessen the financial burden of a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 27; Separatists showing signs of cease-fire compliance in Ukraine

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Man suffers burns in Island Lake fire

    ISLAND LAKE – A man suffered burns to his lower extremities on Thursday after a fire in an Island Lake home, fire officials said.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • U.S. court declines to decide Illinois' benefits issue

    CHICAGO – A federal appeals court has declined to tackle the issue of whether Illinois' constitution bars the reduction of health care benefits for re ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Illinois House Speaker renews push for 'Millionaire's Tax'

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' longtime House speaker has renewed a push to tax the state's millionaires to boost funding for schools.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois plan would aid Exelon nuclear plants

    SPRINGFIELD – Power-producing giant Exelon Corp. rounded out a phalanx of Illinois lawmakers and business leaders who said Thursday that three nuclear ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • MCC board approves tuition increase, votes down new infrastructure fee

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College students will pay $5 more per credit hour starting this summer, but a proposed $5 infrastructure fee won't show ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Huntley approves construction bid to first of many downtown projects

    HUNTLEY – Construction on the first of many downtown Huntley projects this year should start by early April, after village trustees on Thursday unanim ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Former McHenry County coroner indicted on official misconduct, forgery charges

    WOODSTOCK – Former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz was indicted Thursday on allegations that for more than 15 years, she never disposed of the re ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • MCC seeks literacy, math tutors for adult students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is looking for people to tutor adult students in reading, math or English as a second language.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:55 pm
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