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  • Territorial dispute develops after daughter goes to college

    Dear Abby,My husband and I have been married for 8 years. We have no children of our own, but he has ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • CMA Awards 2014: Nashville flails in the post-Taylor Swift vacuum

    A country superstar gone proudly (and successfully) pop, Taylor Swift was nowhere to be seen at the ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Adler to monitor spacecraft landing in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) – A Chicago planetarium is giving visitors a chance to monitor the first controlled landing of a spacecraft on a comet.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Pop, jazz trio to perform at Dixon High

    DIXON – The Tony DeSare Trio will present the second concert of the Sauk Valley Community Concert Association series at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Dixon Hi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Sports special for Brokaw looks at hunting season

    NEW YORK (AP) – Tom Brokaw will take NBC Sports Network viewers with him on a trip to his native Sou ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Exhibit to feature watercolor paintings

    DIXON – The National Watercolor Traveling Exhibit will open from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and will run through Dec. 31 at The Next Picture Show, 113 W. Fi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Performance to include local composer’s work

    CLINTON, Iowa – Musicians of Clinton Symphony Orchestra will perform a program of chamber music, featuring groups of three to nine musicians, at 3 p.m ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Dinnertime bully might be victim of low blood sugar

    Dear Abby,In reference to “It’s All Good, Until ...” (Aug. 1), the woman whose otherwise easygoing h ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Daughters inspire independent Disney princesses

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disney princess no longer needs a prince to experience true love.Sisterhood sav ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Shy bladder group protests DirecTV ad

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shy bladder sufferers want DirecTV to stop airing a television ad where a "painfully awkward" actor Rob Lowe says that he can't urinat ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Darren Aronofsky to head 2015 Berlin festival jury

    BERLIN (AP) — American director Darren Aronofsky has been chosen to lead the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in February.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Miranda Lambert vs. the men at 2014 CMAs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In one corner you've got the starring members of the country boys' club: The veteran George Strait; the Australian guitar play ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Daughter's new lifestyle puts mother in an awkward position

    Dear Abby,My daughter, the mother of six children, has left her husband and is now involved in a thr ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • The power of one: Cooking for solo diners

    The words, repeated day after day, week after week, can be frustrating: “Yield: 4 servings.” “Yield: ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Egg meets microwave for speedy rollup

    So Dad was over for a visit and wanted scrambled eggs for breakfast. When I expressed some reluctanc ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 6:51 pm
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