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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:06 pm
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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:05 pm
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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:04 pm
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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • National energy boom blurs political battle lines

    DENVER – The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • MCC hosts animal rescue training

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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Environmental Defenders offer scholarship

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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • D-158 foundation awards classroom grants

    HUNTLEY – District 158 teachers at all levels recently received $13,785 in grants designed to help students succeed in the classroom.
    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Ill. GOP officials who wanted Brady out replaced

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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Petition asks Island Lake to keep lake open to all

    ISLAND LAKE –More than a hundred people have signed a petition asking that Island Lake be kept open to nonresidents for fishing.
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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 9:59 pm
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    NEW: April 19, 2014 - 9:58 pm
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