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  • Alternative school in Prophetstown?

    PROPHETSTOWN – The alternative learning program of the Lee/Ogle Regional Office of Education could soon be coming to Prophetstown.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.S. couple face charges in death

    BALI, Indonesia – Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder Friday after the body of ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Europe pledges aid and arms

    BRUSSELS – The European Union on Friday forged a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis, ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Russia denies loss of vehicles

    KAMENSK-SHAKH­TINSKY, Russia (AP) – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said hi ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Three-wheeled cars closer to showrooms

    ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) – Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels, and get 84 miles to the gallon.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 7:48 pm
  • SeaWorld plans bigger killer whale environments

    NEW YORK (AP) — After more than a year of public criticism of its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld said Friday that it will build new, larger envi ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • NASCAR adds rule on exiting cars after crashes

    BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR added a rule Friday barring its drivers from approaching the track or moving cars after accidents, less than a week afte ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Police: Teen shot by cop suspect in recent robbery

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police chief on Friday identified the officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager ignited days ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • 'Fort Knox' security for Illinois marijuana trade

    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana in Illinois will be encased in vaults, monitored by security guards and protected by fingerprint-recognition biometri ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • U.S. sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

    MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and p ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Deere to lay off 600 employees at Midwest sites

    MOLINE (AP) — Agricultural equipment maker Deere is announcing it will indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at four of its factories in the Mi ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned in ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • Three-wheeled Elio gets closer to going on sale

    ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Ferguson police got surplus military equipment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis are giving new impetus to efforts to ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, Aug. 16Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chi ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 1:15 am
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