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  • Dakota Access pipeline protesters told to leave by Dec. 5

    BISMARCK, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set an early December deadline for American Indians and others to leave an encampment in North D ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Crystal Lake Library Board considering options after failed referendum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library Board is discussing what to do next after voters rejected an advisory referendum to build a new facilit ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Lawmakers face Exelon energy plan derided as 'bailout'

    SPRINGFIELD – A mammoth plan to save nuclear power plants in Illinois, derided as a corporate bailout by consumer advocates but hailed as a leap forwa ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that “millions” voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Trump's aides: Cuban government will have to change

    WASHINGTON – The Cuban government must move toward enacting greater freedoms for its people and giving Americans something in return if it wants to ke ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG – A new vaccine against HIV, to be tested in a trial to be launched in South Africa Wednesday, could be "the final nail in the coffin" fo ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Thanksgiving weekend shoppers spent less because of discounts

    NEW YORK – Thanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person b ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Cary extends yard waste, leaf collection through Dec. 1

    CARY – Yard waste and leaf collection will continue an additional week in Cary because of the number of leaves still on trees.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District hosting Historic Holiday Open House

    RINGWOOD – McHenry County residents are invited to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 10 at the McHenry County Conservation District’s Historic Holiday ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • 2016 has become a bloody year for American police officers

    Forty-one police officers were killed in the line of duty last year as the result of an intentional act.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Pet grooming facility, other businesses eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pet grooming facility is looking to fill a vacant building in Lake in the Hills that used to be a day care center.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Huntley expects to keep property tax levy rate flat

    HUNTLEY – Although the village of Huntley is requesting more money than last year for its 2016 property tax levy, the tax levy rate is expected to sta ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Woodstock volunteers build wheelchair ramp for McHenry family

    McHENRY – Kristin Green will have a much easier time getting her 5-year-old son, Easton, out of the house for trips to school and the doctor, thanks t ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Pipeline protesters vow to stay camped on federal land

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave the federal land where hundreds have camped ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Iraq's parliament adopts law legalizing Shiite militias

    BAGHDAD – Rekindling sectarian rivalries at a sensitive time, Iraq’s parliament on Saturday voted to fully legalize state-sanctioned Shiite militias l ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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