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  • Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – Transgender students lost federal protections Wednesday that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Conservatives welcome Trump with delight – and wariness

    WASHINGTON – For the past eight years, thousands of conservative activists have descended on Washington each spring with dreams of putting a Republica ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change daily routines

    In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of fed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    DENVER – Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • 7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds cou ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Principals to bar immigration agents from Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools has instructed its principals not to let federal immigration agents inside district buildings without a criminal warr ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:20 pm
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesavin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
  • Sterne's Woods and Fen restoration project means temporary closures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parts of the walking trail at Sterne’s Woods and Fen, 5617 E. Hillside Road, will be closed temporarily during a planned $50,000 restor ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sculpture of Cary's founder to be put in Jaycee Park

    CARY – When Cary-Grove Historical Society founder and President Pam Losey speaks with students, she always asks them how the village of Cary was named ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Police accuse Fox River Grove brothers of selling drugs

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Two Fox River Grove men face felony drug charges after a monthlong investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Ta ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • County Board to take another shot at filling Human Resources Committee

    WOODSTOCK – An ad hoc McHenry County Board committee took another shot late Tuesday afternoon at filling a Human Resources Committee that has been vac ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:59 pm
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