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  • Stronger start for Obama's health law this year

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law is off to a stronger s ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Netanyahu years continue surge in settlements

    JERUSALEM (AP) – The population of Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank has continued to surge ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Study: Hotter days in U.S. mean less cash for citizens

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 4 ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:01 pm
  • Sydney cafe siege ends

    SYDNEY (AP) – The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning insi ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Police altering tactics after killings, protests

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Bay Valley discussion pulled from Dixon council agenda

    DIXON – The future of Bay Valley Foods as a city water customer remains unknown. The city and the co ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Dairy Queen closes in Dixon

    DIXON – The Dixon Dairy Queen will close, and if it reopens, it’ll be with new ownership.Owner Jeff ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Duo outperforms 524 other teams in state competition

    STERLING – They might not win millions of dollars investing in the stock market, but two Sterling High School students won first place in the fall sem ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Inspiring others: Dixon native's weight loss a transformation

    DIXON – Be your best self: It’s a philosophy that lifted Dixon native Greg Clausen from the depths of being overweight and unhealthy, and made him fac ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Tampico police seek help in solving tire slashings

    TAMPICO – Tampico police say that tires were slashed on 11 cars in the northern part of town earlier this month, and now they're seeking the public's ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Filing period starts for Dixon's April election

    DIXON – Liandro Arellano Jr. will be running for mayor in Dixon, but Bob Gibler will not.Arellano fi ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • AG: After appointees, voters must pick comptroller

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the death of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka leaves essentially two vacancies that should fir ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Cullerton wants 2016 comptroller special election

    CHICAGO (AP) — Senate President John Cullerton says there should be an "immediate" lawmaker special session to make plans for a 2016 election to repla ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Illinois microbreweries giving grains to farmers

    ALGONQUIN (AP) — Several microbreweries in suburban Chicago share grain left over from the brewing process with local farmers, who can use it to feed ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Northern Illinois likeliest for white Christmas

    CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to prospects of getting a white Christmas in Illinois, a weather expert says the best bet might be for the folks of north ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm
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