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  • I-88 roadwork, lane shutdowns start Monday

    Your trip to and from the Quad Cities might be a bit slower beginning next week.Traffic on a 14-mile ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • ‘Chavez’ film sets Sterling Theater on new course

    STERLING – The showing of the movie “Cesar Chavez” this past weekend during Fiesta Days was deemed a success.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River

    CHICAGO (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high-rise building to anoth ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate reb ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • U.S. consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothin ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republ ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings owners are scheduled to address their middle-of-the-night decision to put Adrian Peterson on hiatus.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turt ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punchi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Illinois school installs carbon monoxide detectors

    GIRARD (AP) — Officials at a Springfield-area middle school have installed carbon monoxide detectors and tested a water heater after more than 140 stu ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Geneva man first Kane County human West Nile case

    GENEVA (AP) — The Kane County Health Department said Wednesday that it has diagnosed its first human West Nile virus case.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Oregon buildings evacuated for gas leak

    OREGON – Buildings in a block on the south side of Oregon were evacuated Tuesday morning after an excavator struck a large natural gas main.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:15 am
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