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  • Woodstock High School makes WaPo's rankings

    WOODSTOCK –Woodstock High School has joined four other area schools on the Washington Post's rankings of America's Most Challenging High Schools.
    April 22, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • MCC releases contract details ahead of Thursday meeting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College reversed course Tuesday on withholding details of an agreed upon contract with its faculty association before a ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Comcast Cares Day to take place at Dundee Highlands Elementary School

    This Saturday, Comcast employees and volunteers from the Boys & Girls Club will spend time beautifying the building and grounds at Dundee Highlands El ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Video: Jarrett Payton speaks to elementary school kids

    Jarett Payton speaks to West Elementary kids about bullying. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Payton's son delivers anti-bullying message at West Elementary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When two West Elementary School fifth-graders noticed some of their fellow classmates getting picked on at school, they called on the s ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Man convicted in 1957 murder of girl appeals

    CHICAGO — The nearly 60-year-old case of a girl who was snatched from a northern Illinois street then choked and stabbed to death is still making its ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Job market for college grads better but still weak

    WASHINGTON — With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job marke ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline

    NEW YORK — McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S.The world's biggest hamburger ch ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Militants attack balloting center in Iraq, kill 10

    BAGHDAD — Militants wearing military uniforms carried out an overnight attack against a balloting center in a remote area of the country's north and k ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Mayor orders air conditioning for Chicago schools

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has ordered that air conditioning be added to every classroom in the Chicago Public Schools during the next five ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Celebrate Earth Day history with gratitude

    The first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, was effective at raising awareness about environmental issues and transforming public attitudes.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • District 47 welcomes two new principals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Crystal Lake middle schools will have new principals next school year.The Crystal ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Sales of U.S. existing homes slip to a 20-month low

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available home ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Affirmative action ban upheld by Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:08 pm
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