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  • Harvard police supervisor attends missing children training

    HARVARD – A Harvard police supervisor has a better understanding of the issues surrounding missing and sexually exploited children after he attended a ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Azek decking - For lasting outdoor style at Hines Supply in Crystal Lake, IL

    Azek cellular PVC decking is engineered to make your life outdoors easier, more fun, and with a touch of elegance.
    UPDATED: July 30, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • New business activity slated for Harvard

    HARVARD – Activity for two new businesses will soon begin in Harvard, and the Economic Development Corporation executive director has hopes for more t ...
    UPDATED: July 30, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Poll: Americans wary of border-crossing children

    SAN DIEGO – Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and m ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Police search for trucker after fatal I-70 wreck

    TROY – Illinois State Police are searching for a tractor-trailer driver who they say drove off after being involved in an accident that left another m ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

    JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip – Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions

    MOSCOW – Russia blasted the West's new economic sanctions on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. of being "prosecutorial" in its drive to impose penalties on ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days ...
    UPDATED: July 30, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • U.S. economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

    WASHINGTON – After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the str ...
    July 30, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Illinois officials identify man killed by police

    PANA – Illinois authorities have identified a man who shot and wounded a police officer before being killed by troopers during an exchange of gunfire.
    July 30, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • McHenry plans Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive event

    McHENRY – A Rosie the Riveter re-enactor and the founder of Bugles Across America will be among the special guests at this year’s Keep the Spirit of ’ ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Annual community event focuses on crime prevention

    WONDER LAKE – An event designed to promote crime prevention and encourage neighborhood camaraderie is planned at a Wonder Lake area park.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mis ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages

    WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say wh ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:49 pm
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