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  • Judge grants Convention and Visitors Bureau's motion to dismiss

    MORRISON – The legal battle between the city of Rock Falls and its Convention and Visitors Bureau will go on a while longer.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Dateline Dixon: Meyer steps down from SVCC board

    DIXON – Finance Director Paula Meyer has resigned from the Sauk Valley Community College board of trustees.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Public health officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide policies, the nation's newly ap ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A judge has given attorneys for the state of Illinois another month to review a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit about ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

    BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) — A Jewish leader stood Tuesday before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp and asked world leaders to prevent ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC

    BOSTON (AP) — A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston but farther south it mostly spared New York City, which slowly blinked back to life Tuesday, ca ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drillin ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Longtime Naperville mayor gives last State of City address

    NAPERVILLE (AP) — The longtime mayor of Naperville has given his 20th and final State of the City address.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • More than 300 flights canceled at Chicago airports

    CHICAGO (AP) — The winter storm hitting the East Coast is affecting flights in and out of Chicago's two airports.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Missouri man admits failing to begin prison term for fraud

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A St. Louis man faces up to a decade in federal prison after admitting he failed to begin serving a 366-day sentence for s ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Time may be running out for Sycamore's penny parking meters

    SYCAMORE (AP) — Sycamore's penny parking meters may be running out of time because the city is running out of timers to fix them.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Suburban Chicago resident has confirmed case of measles

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois public health officials say a suburban Chicago resident has a confirmed case of measles.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Group: Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs

    CHICAGO (AP) – With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evide ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • About 175 flights canceled at Chicago airports

    CHICAGO (AP) – A winter storm forecast to bring up to 3 feet of snow to the East Coast contributed t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Strong winds force early end to Illinois ski tournament

    FOX RIVER GROVE, (AP) – Event organizers say inclement weather nearly forced them to cancel a ski-ju ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:26 pm
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