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  • Jeb Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    ORLANDO, Florida – Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and Africa ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle splash pad gets extended hours

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hours for the splash pad at Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle have been increased for the remainder of the season as a result of a recen ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum’s Christine on loan to Stephen King

    VOLO — Volo Auto Museum executives say they are well known for collecting and exhibiting Hollywood cars and that when it comes to curating cars, thoug ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center

    ATLANTA – Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Motorcyclist killed in Route 176 crash identified

    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash in unincorporated Fremont Township as 36-year-old Round Lake resi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for July 30; AP investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat to 2016 Olympics

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 30, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

    SYDNEY — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it va ...
    July 30, 2015 - 6:02 am
  • House votes to provide money for highways, transit

    WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care before heading out of town for its ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reported to have died 2 years ago

    Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for m ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • GOP leaders rally around Kirk after fundraiser's criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republicans rallied around first-term U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday after a top fundraiser briefly suggested the moderate el ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Dominican Republic policies concerning McHenry County groups with Haiti ties

    As an immigration crisis unfolds in the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, local Haiti organizations and ministries are concerned about the strain polici ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • 2 Algonquin crashes send 6 to hospital (with video)

    ALGONQUIN – Two Algonquin crashes within about 30 minutes sent a total of six people to an area hospital Wednesday, an official from the Algonquin-Lak ...
    July 29, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Outbound Union Pacific Northwest Metra train moving again

    A Union Pacific Northwest Metra train, halted because of mechanical failure, is moving again but operating about 30 minutes behind schedule.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:37 pm
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