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  • U.S. abstains in UN vote on Cuba embargo for the first time

    UNITED NATIONS – The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo again ...
    NEW: Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Health premium news gives attacks to GOP Senate candidates

    WASHINGTON – Republican Senate candidates are jumping on news of sharply rising premiums under President Barack Obama’s health care law as they seek a ...
    NEW: Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • IS driving hundreds into Mosul, using them as human shields

    QAYARA, Iraq – Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a mileslong trek into t ...
    NEW: Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Opponents emerge against Illinois road fund ballot question

    CHICAGO – The first question on Illinois’ ballots in the next month’s election isn’t for president or senator, but a constitutional amendment aimed at ...
    NEW: Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Trump: I'll run America like my business; Clinton: Let's not

    WASHINGTON – His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesd ...
    NEW: Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Richmond-area crash sends 4 to hospital, police say

    RICHMOND – A Richmond-area crash sent four people to the hospital Wednesday, a police official said.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Marengo council member's FOIA request causes costly fees

    MARENGO – The city will have to pay more than $7,000 in fees resulting from a council member’s Freedom of Information Act request related to Marengo’s ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • McHenry-based nonprofit that houses families in need holding benefit dinner Nov. 5

    McHENRY – The Collier House, a nonprofit organization providing free, short-term housing to Gold Star families, is hosting a fundraiser Nov. 5.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Iraq battles IS in western town, far from Mosul

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters Tuesday for a third day in a remote western town far from Mosul, but the U.S.-led coalition insi ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Illinois has highest number of registered voters since 1970

    CHICAGO – The number of registered active voters in Illinois ahead of next month's election is at its highest since 1970, even edging past the number ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Cary School District 26 refunds portion of bonds, dedicates funds to reduce debt

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board has refunded a portion of its Series 2011 bonds and dedicated some of its fund balance to further reduce debt ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Woodstock-based Helping Paws Animal Shelter asking for donated shoes by Dec. 15

    WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is collecting shoes through Dec. 15 to help people in need and raise money for the shelter. As of Tuesday, the ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Woodstock-area crash sends driver to hospital, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area crash sent one person to the hospital Tuesday, a fire official said.Woo ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Cary School District 26 Board appoints new member

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 board has appointed a member to fill its vacant seat.Robert Bridg ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces 28 people, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A third-floor apartment fire displaced 28 people Monday evening, a fire official said.Wo ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:26 am
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