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  • 1st U.S. rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver

    DENVER – Denver started work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee sho ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Obama aims final White House address at Trump

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Trump's EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the pres ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Chicago colleges to host 1st federal cybersecurity training

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the federal Department of Defense hope a new program will turn the city into a place where college students c ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • 2 people sent to hospital after McHenry rollover crash, fire official says

    McHENRY – Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped on its roof, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

    DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term, argui ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:04 pm
  • Chicago mom charged after 5-year-old daughter shoots herself

    CHICAGO – Police say a 5-year-old Chicago girl is in serious condition after she shot herself in the abdomen with a handgun that she found in her moth ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Cary Public Works Department to close portion of First Street to complete water main repair

    CARY – A section of First Street in Cary will be closed Wednesday afternoon while the Cary Public Works Department works on a water main repair.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Chicago area to see nine fewer mild summer days by end of century because of climate change, study finds

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind project ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Records show Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt crusading for industry donors

    WASHINGTON – When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney gene ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Fire causes about $15,000 in damage to Woodstock home, official says

    WOODSTOCK – Fire officials continue to investigate a structure fire that caused between $15,000 to $20,000 in damage to a Woodstock home Monday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Editor's Desk: Congratulations on generous holiday donations, McHenry County

    Congratulations to McHenry County residents for stepping up this past holiday season and giving back to the community.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Abortions in U.S. drop to lowest level since 1974, Guttmacher Institute report says

    NEW YORK – Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
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