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  • University of Illinois wrongly revoked job offer over Israel tweets, professors group says

    CHAMPAIGN — A report from a national professors group says the University of Illinois wrongly rescinded a job offer for a professor after he made crit ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • State to extend Get Covered Illinois PR contract by 2 months

    CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is negotiating a two-month contract extension with the public relations firm that handles the st ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Chicago Transit Authority blamed for O'Hare airport train derailment

    CHICAGO — Federal investigators say the Chicago Transit Authority shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a commuter train operator fel ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Chicago nurses call off strike, agreement reached, university hospital says

    CHICAGO — Officials at University of Chicago Medical Center say the hospital has reached a tentative agreement with a union representing registered nu ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy did not tip his hand Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Cary police reports for April 28, 2015

    • Brandon M. Castino, 28, 124 Bright Oaks Circle, Cary, was charged Saturday, Feb. 21, with battery.
    April 28, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Deputy at Scott Peters trial: 'It seemed like we were walking into an ambush'

    WOODSTOCK – It started as a routine call for police service.Well-being check. Call from Michigan. Wo ...
    UPDATED: April 28, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 28; Nepal troops ready aid for earthquake survivors

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 28, 2015 - 6:26 am
  • Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages seek aid

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – As the death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages n ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

    BALTIMORE – Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Loretta Lynch sworn in as new U.S. attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law en ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Tuesday’s the day: Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America’s gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Madigan continues push for campus sex assault protection

    EDWARDSVILLE – Victims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential university advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois budget cuts to affect students, sickle cell center

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with sickl ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Correction

    An article on page A3 in Sunday’s edition incorrectly reported the likely location for a relocated School District 26 bus barn. The bus barn likely wi ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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