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  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jennifer Weinhammer, candidate for Cary Trustee

    Name: Jennifer WeinhammerTown: Cary, ILOffice sought: Village of Cary Trustee1) What skills, qualiti ...
    March 19, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • 2017 Election Quesitionnaire: Chris Naatz, candidate for Cary village trustee

    Name: Christopher NaatzAge: 48Town: Village of CaryOffice sought:Village Trustee1) What skills, qual ...
    March 19, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Frank Beatty, candidate for Hebron village president

    Name: Frank M. BeattyTown: HebronOffice Sought: Hebron Village President1) What skills, qualities or ...
    March 19, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

    WASHINGTON – The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who've made their own proposal about how to o ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll legend, dies at 90

    NEW YORK – Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

    WASHINGTON – Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Appeals court refuses to stop oil in Dakota Access pipeline

    BISMARCK, N.D. – An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an "emergency" order that would prevent oil from f ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Trump adviser's husband picked for Justice post, report says

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Departm ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Somalia blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly strike on boat

    MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia's government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday's attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refu ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • GOP Illinois congressman creates online health care forum

    CARBONDALE – A Republican southern Illinois congressman who has criticized recent raucous town hall meetings around the country has created an online ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Plane from Chicago that landed at NYC airport gets stuck in snowdrift

    NEW YORK – A plane from Chicago that landed at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday got stuck in a snowdrift while turning off the runway and had to be pulle ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider to serve on Holocaust Museum board

    WASHINGTON – Illinois U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider will serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • New Illinois ID cards aim to help drivers with disabilities

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – New identification cards in Illinois aim to ease interactions between police and people with disabilities.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Charges filed against parents of wounded toddler

    CHICAGO – The parents of a Chicago toddler who accidently was shot in the head have been charged with crimes related to the shooting and the care of t ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Cubs World Series championship cost Chicago $18.8M in overtime, records show

    CHICAGO – Records show Chicago spent $18.8 million in worker overtime during the Cubs' World Series title run.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Reader Poll

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