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  • Money plays role in picking majors, McHenry County counselors say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jazmynn Flathau wants to use art as a therapy tool once she graduates from college. T ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • State rep. proposes Open Meetings Act violation law after Oakwood Hills power plant controversy

    State Rep. David McSweeney has proposed legislation that would give another option for the Attorney General's office to look into possible violations ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Huntley village trustee resigns for new job in Ohio

    HUNTLEY – A new face will occupy the Huntley Village Board ahead of April’s municipal elections after trustee Nick Hanson resigned to take a job in Ci ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Runners gather in Fox Lake for Mayor's Challenge 5K benefitting Susan G. Komen Foundation

    FOX LAKE – Feet straddling the centerline of Rollins Road, Sarah Bryowsky bent at the waist and, with her left hand on her hip, reached with her right ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • U.S. wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

    WASHINGTON — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.The widening gap between the we ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Former Hebron police officer denies new drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former Hebron police officer already facing weapons charges, denied new allegations that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • 6 Wonder Lake waterskiers help U.S. Water Ski Show Team win world championship

    After helping a U.S. team win an international competition over the weekend, it’s back to reality for six Wonder Lake water skiers.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Blind man recalls World Trade Center escape with seeing-eye dog

    BARRINGTON – Michael Hingson remembers Sept. 11, 2001 clearly — the sounds, the smells and the lung-clogging dust.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look

    CANTON, Mass. – Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks – so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man trig ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old's death

    DETROIT – A member of an elite Detroit police unit is set to stand trial again for killing a 7-year-old girl during a 2010 raid on her house that was ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • U.S. man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espion ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just tw ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    PARIS – Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global st ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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