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  • Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of ini ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Bernie Sanders, John Kasich win 1st votes in tiny New Hampshire community

    DIXVILLE, N.H. – Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesd ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Government health insurance report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

    WASHINGTON – Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Snow showers could affect evening commute in McHenry County

    Snow showers with minor accumulations will continue through the day, producing brief but sharp reductions in visibility that National Weather Service ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 9; At least 8 dead in German train crash

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:31 am
  • Huntley School District 158 OKs refinancing, tax abatements

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley School District 158 Board is the latest to give administrators direction to proceed with certain measures meant to save money.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • 3 GOP candidates vie for the 26th Illinois Senate District

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stemming the exodus of taxpayers and jobs from Illinois and lightening the state’s heavy property tax burden is paramount to the three ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Lead contamination of Flint, Michigan, water draws multiple lawsuits

    DETROIT – One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unw ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • For Hillary, Bill Clinton, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – It’s their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic.They are ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • More than 30 injured in Connecticut casino bus crash

    MADISON, Conn. – A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring more than 30 people and closing the nort ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County seniors face obstacles to get back into workforce

    Despite having four decades of office administrative work on her resume, Debra Williams did not have an easy time finding work when she set out on a j ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Illinois State Museum says it has reached deal to reopen

    SPRINGFIELD – The agency that oversees the Illinois State Museum and the governor’s office have reached an agreement to reopen the facility and its sa ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Dems vying for U.S. Senate make cases

    CHICAGO – Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate worked to distinguish themselves from ea ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Candidates sprinting to finish in New Hampshire, but brace for long campaign

    SALEM, N.H. – Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sande ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Feb. 8, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:03 pm
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