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  • Illinois man gets 22-years for stealing remote control

    WHEATON (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for stealing a remote ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Illinois Senate could vote on budget bill today

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A plan to end a 2-year Illinois budget standoff negotiated in the Senate – which ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Opioids: An age-old problem – Drug's grip grabs seniors, too

    It took a lot of convincing for John Evard to go to rehab. Seven days into his stay at the Las Vegas Recovery Center, the nausea and aching muscles of ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Sauk Valley farmers embrace role as earth's protectors

    AMBOY – The planting season is still months away, but once the land hardened by winter begins to soften, farmers will head to the fields in an annual ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Protests against rising gas prices turn deadly in Mexico

    Mexican police take cover with guns drawn and pointed toward protesters Saturday near a fuel facility in Rosarito, near Tijuana, Mexico. The protester ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Prepare to pay more at the pump

    MILWAUKEE — A new U.S. president, global politics, a jaw-jabbering oil cartel, the largest initial p ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Obamacare repeal: Heavy on promises, light on detail

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Top Republicans said Sunday they’ll move quickly to enact a new health care law, b ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Chief of staff: Trump doesn't deny Russia's hacking

    NEW YORK (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump and his aides are entering a crucial week in his presid ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Obama health care legacy: Coverage, conflict, and questions

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Although his signature law is in jeopardy, President Barack Obama’s work reshaping ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Support groups, clubs and service

    Tuesday, Jan. 10Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planni ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Columnist Nat Hentoff dies at 91

    NEW YORK (AP) — Free-thinking author and columnist Nat Hentoff has died.His son, Tom Hentoff, said h ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Neighborhood Tourist debuts Friday in Telegraph & Gazette

    Shaw Media NICHE, along with the Telegraph and Daily Gazette, have launched a new publication — Neighborhood Tourist – and we couldn’t be more excited ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Bison herd in Franklin Grove more than quadruples since 2014

    FRANKLIN GROVE (AP) – A herd of bison on an Illinois prairie has grown from 20 to 90 since it was br ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:19 am
  • Birds in the hand at annual eagle watch

    Thora the bald eagle brought things to a screeching halt Saturday at Clinton Community College when she spoke up during Saving Our Avian Resources' li ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Depression, bipolar support group will meet at CGH

    STERLING – A support group for help with depression and bipolar disorder will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, in classroom No. 1 at CGH Medical Ce ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 7:53 pm
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