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  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Grateful Dead shows set attendance records

    CHICAGO – The Grateful Dead is making Chicago’s Soldier Field come alive like no rock band ever has.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly reject ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry County College offers introduction to Akashic records class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An introduction to Akashic records – a term that refers to a metaphysical record of all thoughts and actions in the universe – will be ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Charlotte christened on royal estate

    LONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday – a christening ceremony on Queen E ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Bison thrive on the Ill. prairie; 14 calves born

    CHICAGO – Love is in the air for bison on an Illinois prairie.The Chicago Tribune reported that afte ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Fundraising walk for memorial comes to close

    PRINCEVILLE – A central Illinois community is planning a warm welcome home for an 84-year-old man who set out to walk across the state to help raise m ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Despite budget deadlock, there are ways out for Illinois lawmakers, governor

    SPRINGFIELD – What Illinois needs is for one of its political leaders to blink.But as Republican Gov ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • On the Record with: McHenry East grad Brendan Slovacek taking faith on road in NET

    In his freshman year of high school, McHenry resident Brendan Slovacek decided to let his negativity go.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Fairdale victim to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    FAIRDALE – Jackie Klosa, one of two women who died in the tornado that struck Fairdale on April 9, will be laid to rest Aug. 17 next to her husband at ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Fire damages 2 homes in Volo; firefighter treated for minor injuries

    VOLO – A firefighter was taken to the hospital and another was treated for heat exhaustion after a fire Saturday night in Volo.
    July 6, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • 320-acre wildfire threatens homes in Northern California

    VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that has burned more than 320 acres is threatening homes in a Northern California city.
    July 5, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

    CALAIS, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man celebrating the Fourth of July died when he tried to launch a firework off the top of his head.
    July 5, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed ...
    July 5, 2015 - 9:14 am
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