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  • Archaeologist details Lincoln-related Bloomington dig

    BLOOMINGTON – An archaeologist has offered details of what excavators found last summer when they were working near the McLean County Museum of Histor ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters and outdoors enthusiasts see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally in Springfield as they eye legislation this sess ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Supreme Court case threatens voter-approved independent redistricting

    WASHINGTON – In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politic ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • 16-year-old boy charged with murder in Aurora shooting death

    AURORA – A 16-year-old boy from Aurora has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Kerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM’s speech

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional addre ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago’s Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Chicago gets first deputy police chief

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department has its first deputy chief.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Sup ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Pipeline may carry crude oil through southern Illinois

    CARBONDALE – A Texas-based company is converting an existing natural gas pipeline that runs through southern Illinois to transport crude oil.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • New round of snow could push Boston to season record

    BOSTON – After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England is entering March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-y ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry man cured of hepatitis through new drugs

    McHENRY – Ray Roach reflects on the grim prognosis a doctor delivered to him during a hospital stay nearly four years ago and smiles. 
    March 1, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • McHenry County Right to Carry providing buses for lobbying day

    WOODSTOCK – While concealed carry now is legal in Illinois, Mickey Schuch said gun rights activists still have work to do.  
    March 1, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • District 47 leadership changes coming with three principals to retire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three elementary schools and one middle school in Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will have new principals next year.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • On the record with Algonquin hunter and conservationist

    ALGONQUIN – Don and Lucille Foecking of Algonquin eat pheasant about once every two weeks.It’s not b ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • No injuries after snowmobiles fall through ice in unincorporated McHenry

    There were no injuries after two snowmobiles fell through the ice Saturday night in unincorporated McHenry, fire officials said.
    March 1, 2015 - 2:57 pm
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