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  • Sen. Harry Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

    WASHINGTON – With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers seems to be picking up the ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Man killed in Wauconda convenience store robbery, police say

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda convenience store clerk fatally shot a masked man attempting to rob the store Sunday, police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 24; France honors Americans, Briton who thwarted train attack

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • Vietnam War veterans seeking donations for reunion

    A group of veterans of the Marines that served in the Vietnam War is seeking donations for a reunion to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the group' ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Bus tour to cover history of Crystal Lake Park District sites

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A bus tour will traverse the colorful history of the various parks and facilities associated with the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Abandoned Chicago railway reborn as commuter corridor

    CHICAGO – On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of con ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Report: Madigan spokesman has lucrative outside deals

    CHICAGO – The top aide to powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is a contract employee with outside clients who depend on Madigan and the Le ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Boaters mapping Pacific garbage arrive in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO – Far away from California’s coast, where the Pacific Ocean currents swirl, the blue of the sea was replaced by fishing nets, buckets, b ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • U.S. airman says train attacker 'ready to fight to the end'

    PARIS – Three American travelers said they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed m ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics

    JERUSALEM – Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran’s nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Explosion at U.S. base in Japan lights up night sky

    TOKYO – An explosion at a U.S. Army depot outside of Tokyo set off a large blaze that lit up the night sky early Monday morning, but there were no rep ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • With many Ebola survivors ailing, doctors evaluate situation

    DAKAR, Senegal – Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13,000 Ebola survivors have galvanized global and local health officials to ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

    LOOMIS, Calif. – The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California’s drought, including a recent bear att ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Poll: Low marks for grading teachers based on kids’ tests

    WASHINGTON – Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on how students perform on standardized ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Huntley High School improvements provide versatility for students, staff

    HUNTLEY – Standing in several areas within School District 158’s Huntley High School today means standing in areas that at one point didn’t exist.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
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