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  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in U.S.

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards:___ALABAMAThe state school board folded Common Co ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Springfield student arrested with gun at school

    SPRINGFIELD – A Springfield high school student has been detained after he brought a loaded handgun to school.
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • District 15 to consider nearly flat budget

    McHENRY – The proposed budget for McHenry's District 15 looks a lot like the budget approved last year.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Mass.-based fighter jet crashes in Virginia

    WESTFIELD, Mass. – A Massachusetts Air National Guard officer says authorities are still searching for the pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in Virg ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Storytelling program to be followed by craft, hike

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hike, a story and a craft will introduce kids to the outdoors.The program, put on b ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Conservation course to cover weed management

    RINGWOOD – The weeds that take over gardens and push out native species will be hacked at in an upcoming McHenry County Conservation District program.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Animal foundation plans an Algonquin location

    ALGONQUIN – An animal adoption and animal assisted therapy-center is proposed to be located on Main Street.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Police warn of IRS telephone scam

    SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • First McCullom Lake brain cancer plaintiff gets new trial

    After four years, the first of 33 plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake brain cancer lawsuits is getting a new trial against specialty chemical company Rohm ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 27, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Cost constraints end Marengo 'E-Scrap' program

    MARENGO – The Marengo Township electronic recycling program at the end of the month will be discontinued due to recent cost constraints.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Dept. of Natural Resources: Cheaper hunting and fishing licenses unavailable until Oct. 1

    Chuck Lemker of Crystal Lake was looking forward to purchasing hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price this month.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant m ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Illinois woman gets 75 years for father's murder

    MARION – A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for soliciting and aiding in the 2011 murder of her father.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

    CHICAGO – The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • 11-year-old injured after Richmond crash

    RICHMOND – An 11-year-old girl was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after a two-vehicle crash at a Richmond intersection, fire officials said.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:29 am
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