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  • The data your car collects and who can use it

    DETROIT (AP) – Your car knows more about you than you think.Newer cars that connect to the internet ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Early voting begins in Illinois for November election

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois voters can begin casting their ballots for the Nov. 8 election.Early, in-per ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Lee County would reap benefits from proposed rail expansion

    The City of Rochelle has received a $3.42 million economic development grant to expand its rail system and open up a potential 1,000 acres of industri ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Day Trip: Settle in for some fun in Naperville

    Oktoberfest will be in full swing from 5 to 10 p.m. today and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at Naper Sett ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Post-debate poll shows millennials turn toward Clinton

    WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton received a boost among voters under 30 ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Dismissing risks, Trump goes all-in on Bill Clinton’s past

    NEW YORK (AP) – Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Support for death penalty drops to a 4-decade low

    WASHINGTON – Support for the death penalty, which peaked in the mid-1990s, has dropped to a 4-decade ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Can offensive names be trademarked? Supreme Court will hear case

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether the Slants, an Asian-American rock ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Fight over Election Day registration continues

    CHICAGO – A federal judge has declared the state's Election Day voter registration law unconstitutional, but it didn't take long for the appeals proce ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Status hearings moved to December for brothers accused of murder

    DIXON – The status hearings for two brothers accused of a 1983 murder were moved to December.Gordon ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • Former detective’s proceedings postponed until December

    Pretrial proceedings have been postponed until December for a former Rock Falls detective accused of involvement in a drug conspiracy.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Familiar faces, new places in Sterling School District

    The teaching careers Sara Dail and Heather Wittenauer have unfolded exclusively in the Sterling School District. They both slid into new administrativ ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Hearing in city's case against Civic Plaza II postponed

    A hearing in Rock Falls' civil suit against the Civic Plaza II management company was continued because the summons was never received by the Pratt Pl ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Annual coat drive that benefits shelters seeks donations, volunteers

    BYRON – The annual Coats For Hope coat drive, created and organized by a dedicated 12-year-old, begins Oct. 10.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 9:18 pm
  • Support groups, clubs and services

    Saturday, Oct. 1Overeaters Anonymous, 9 a.m., Gateway Faith Fellowship parsonage, 701 14th Ave., Ful ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:52 pm
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    For the first time since 1935, the Chicago Cubs have accomplished a 100-win season. Do you think we have finally reached “next year” – the year the Cubs win the World Series?