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  • Despite victory, Israeli leader struggling to form coalition

    JERUSALEM – With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly establ ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • State education board member quits over superintendent hire

    CHICAGO – A key member of the Illinois State Board of Education has formally resigned over concerns about the way new Superintendent Tony Smith was hi ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

    ROME – A smuggler’s boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya’s coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean’ ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

    WASHINGTON – United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media p ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded field

    NASHUA, New Hampshire – For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Police say Chicago woman starved 2 pit bulls to death

    CHICAGO – A 24-year-old Chicago woman has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after authorities say she starved two puppy pit bulls to dea ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

    CAIRO – Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sund ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

    WASHINGTON – Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation’s health care overhaul without fighting Congress.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Feds seek files on elite nonprofit in Chicago schools probe

    CHICAGO – Federal investigators looking into Chicago Public Schools’ dealings with a leadership training academy also are examining records involving ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Five takeaways from GOP hopefuls' New Hampshire happening

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its k ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Crystal Lake budget heavy on capital improvements

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A $105.1 million budget set to be considered by the Crystal Lake City Council this week includes $9 million in street projects, improve ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Woodstock City Council dedicates video gaming money to community programs

    WOODSTOCK – A portion of the $160,000 Woodstock officials expect to receive from video gaming machines in the upcoming budget will now cover programs ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Lakewood subdivision to be financed through the crowd

    LAKEWOOD – The homes being built in the Cambria subdivision are designed with empty nesters in mind – maintenance-free landscaping, architecture meant ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Fox River Grove approves increases in water/sewer rates, commuter parking fees

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents in Fox River Grove will see a 2 percent increase in their water bills after the board recently approved an ordinance to ad ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Huntley historic photo contest ends May 1

    HUNTLEY – Interested residents have until May 1 to submit their own photos for a contest that compares historic scenes throughout Huntley with modern ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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