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  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    NEW YORK – Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors see ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

    EDINBURGH, Scotland – Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangov ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent financial ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Police: American suspect confesses in Bali killing

    BALI, Indonesia – An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend's mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia's Bali island, and the girlfrien ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois girl rescued after falling through grate

    PLAINFIELD – Emergency crews rescued a 12-year-old girl Friday after she fell through a grate and became trapped in a 10-foot hole outside a school in ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Board chairman defends UI job denial to professor

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois was right to deny a faculty job to a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were considered by some to be ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Farm accidents increase in Illinois over past year

    PEORIA – Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a y ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger

    DENVER – A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as fl ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Teacher wanted for sex assault held in Bosnia

    WAUKEGAN – A former suburban Chicago grade school teacher accused of sexually assaulting a girl two years ago has been arrested in Bosnia, Lake County ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Belvidere teachers notify board of strike intent

    BELVIDERE – A teachers union has notified a Boone County school district of its members' intent to strike after they declared an impasse in contract n ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop

    Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced Pope Francis' focus on fighting poverty, will be name ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Ex-owner of traveling zoo sued in case involving horses

    ST. CHARLES – The former owner of a petting zoo, who previously was charged with animal cruelty, is being sued in a civil case also involving horses, ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Two Hebron men killed in Wisconsin crash

    HEBRON – Two Hebron men were killed this week in a two-vehicle crash in Walworth County, Wisconsin. ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Oakwood Hills officially names new leadership

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills is officially under new leadership after Village Board members selected Paul Smith to step into the acting president rol ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Lawsuit alleges Centegra fired nurses to save on health care

    Three former employees of Centegra Health System allege in lawsuits that the company illegally fired them to save money on health care expenses.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 pm
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