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  • Obama gets the bill for White House Thanksgiving

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • A burden further south, snow makes ski areas giddy

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas across northern New England were giddy Wednesday at the prospect of a major Thanksgiving snowstorm that is bringing e ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Agency threatens to act against air bag maker

    DETROIT (AP) — A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and le ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • State gives $4.5M food banks for modernization

    BERWYN (AP) — The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for modernization.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Body of recent inmate found near jail; foul play not suspected, sheriff says

    MORRISON – The body of a woman who appears to have died of hypothermia was found around 3 p.m. Tuesday in a wooded area a few blocks north of Whitesid ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Tough to make a case against police in shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of bringing c ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • 3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

    NEW YORK (AP) — Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.All signs p ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Black Friday gun buys test background check system

    BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Man undergoes evaluations in Illinois arson case

    ROCK ISLAND (AP) — A man accused of setting a fire that destroyed or damaged a handful of buildings in downtown Rock Island has been released on bond ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Chicago airports expect more holiday travelers

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Man gets 5 years for mailing marijuana to Illinois

    ST. CHARLES (AP) — A 24-year-old California man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a marijuana delivery scheme that p ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Police: 6-year-old started Illinois store fire

    SILVIS (AP) — Police in western Illinois say a 6-year-old boy started a fire that heavily damaged a Dollar General store earlier this month.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Illinoisans protest in response to Ferguson

    CARBONDALE (AP) — Groups of protesters gathered in several Illinois cities the second night after prosecutors announced a Missouri police officer woul ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
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