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  • Senior Showcase returns to the mall Tuesday

    STERLING – The 2015 Senior Showcase, the premier local event for people “50 and better,” returns to Northland Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.
    July 31, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Shooting victim's father wins records from Carbondale police

    CARBONDALE (AP) — Another Illinois law enforcement agency has been found to have violated state public records laws by not releasing investigative rec ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Farm Aid to mark 30th anniversary with concert in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Farm Aid will have a 30th-anniversary concert featuring Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews in Chicago.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Should workers get overtime for answering emails after hours?

    CHICAGO — Jeffrey Allen would answer his work BlackBerry during Thanksgiving dinner, during his son’s soccer match, on any number of Saturday afternoo ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Obama says he’s not interested, but could win election again

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama may have some election season envy.While constitution ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Meningitis vaccine required for some Illinois students

    MARION (AP) — Starting this school year, students entering grades six and 12 in Illinois will need to have had a vaccine to prevent meningitis.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Gov. Rauner halts payment of video gambling profits

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says the state doesn't have the authority to distribute video gambling profits to municip ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Reward offered for missing endangered Illinois turtle

    DEKALB (AP) — A local attorney is offering a $250 reward for a male Blanding's turtle that scientists with Northern Illinois University have been trac ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Flooding dampens summer recreation along Illinois River

    PEORIA (AP) — Flooding along the Illinois River that has prompted National Weather Service warnings and closed the waterway to boaters for weeks this ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a U.S. Olympic bid?

    Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, fina ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Mitsubishi, UAW to work together on buyer for Illinois plant

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers said Monday that they will work toget ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings

    NEW YORK (AP) – One psychiatry professor calls it “the conversation we’re stuck with,” a teachable m ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous' 'sad'

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Experts: Time is an enemy in solving Bobbi Kristina's death

    Medical examiners performing an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown said Monday their initial findings t ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:58 pm
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