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  • Illinois home day care workers seek repayment of union dues

    ST. LOUIS – Home day care workers in Illinois are seeking a refund of millions of dollars in past payments in a federal lawsuit recently filed in the ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Oklahoma sheriff indicted, plans to resign

    TULSA, Okla. – An Oklahoma sheriff quickly decided to resign Wednesday after being indicted by a grand jury that investigated his office following the ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

    McALESTER, Okla. – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin postponed at the last minute Wednesday the execution of an inmate who claims he's innocent, after prison ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Russia begins airstrikes in Syria, but West disputes targets

    MOSCOW – Russia launched airstrikes Wednesday in Syria, sharply escalating Moscow’s role in the conflict but also raising questions about whether its ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • States competing for data centers extend $1.5B in tax breaks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense agai ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text

    INDIANAPOLIS – A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Vatican observers raise questions over clerk's pope visit

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The private meeting Pope Francis held with defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is a strong papal endorsement of religious resistance to ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • U.S. airstrikes back Afghan push to retake city from Taliban

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan troops backed by U.S. airstrikes massed Tuesday on the outskirts of a key northern city seized by the Taliban in the build ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • No shutdown: Congress approves bill to keep government open

    WASHINGTON – Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal governm ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers can come down, District 155 Board says

    CARY – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School can come down, the Community High School District 155 Board decided Wednesday eve ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Rauner closes museums, shooting range in budget standoff

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner closed state museums and a sport-shooting complex because of Illinois’ budget crisis, even though most staff will still re ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • VIDEO: Johnsburg staff Whip, Nae Nae, Time Warp at homecoming pep rally

    JOHNSBURG — Johnsburg High School faculty liven up the crowd with their dance moves during the school's homecoming pep rally Wednesday, Sept. 30.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Barrington Hills village president running for 26th Illinois Senate

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Village President Martin McLaughlin announced his campaign for the 26th Illinois Senate District seat, making the primary to replac ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Vince Foglia to speak at new Sage YMCA lunch programs in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Philanthropy, government, health care and finance are some of the topics that will be covered as part of Sage YMCA's new Out to Lunch s ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Terror on the Railroad in Union, Haunted Square in Woodstock canceled

    Halloween could be a little less scary in McHenry County this year. The annual Terror on the Railro ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:03 am
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