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  • Assault reports prompt UI police to issue letter

    URBANA (AP) — Police at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign have issued a letter a ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Boston bombing victim helps Illinois man get prosthetic leg

    CHICAGO (AP) – A 19-year-old man who lost his legs in a car accident last year has received a new pa ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Jane Lynch receives honorary degree from Illinois State

    NORMAL (AP) — Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Jane Lynch has received an honorary doctoral deg ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • From abortion icon to abortion opponent, 'Jane Roe' dies

    DALLAS (AP) – Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. S ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Hospitals get ready for battle over immgration

    WASHINGTON – Hospital systems throughout the United States are lining up lawyers to fight President ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:25 pm
  • DHS guidelines reveal vigorous deportation efforts

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggr ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois schools short on cash, and hope

    The state’s nearly 2-year budget impasse continues to hurt schools’ bottom lines despite the promise ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Couple seeks to open metals recycling business in rural Morrison

    A Morrison couple is asking Whiteside County to rezone a plot of land on Smit Road so they can open another metal recycling business.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • LEARN AND LIVE: Let's nerd it up at the CEO trivia contest March 3

    The CEO class is hosting a steak dinner and trivia contest, and our education reporter recommends groups sing up.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:43 pm
  • Stacking the deck in kids’ favor

    DIXON – With a push for STEM development in children, experts are constantly coming up with new research and new methods to find better ways to enhanc ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Members receive awards at Oregon Lions Club meeting

    Oregon Lions District 1-D Gov. Pam Graney (left) attended the Feb. 9 Oregon Lions club meeting. She inducted two new members, Phyllis and Duane Herrma ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:41 am
  • Knights of Columbus present check to Self Help

    Knights of Columbus 662 Sterling Council members Eric Larson (left) and Bob Maruffo present $2,972.55 to Carla Haubrich, executive director of Self He ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:34 am
  • Scholarships available to students with background in pork industry

    The Illinois Pork Producers Association will offer scholarships to students pursuing a higher education degree at a 2- or 4-year institution, who have ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:43 am
  • HALO Branded Solutions earns awards

    LAS VEGAS – HALO Branded Solutions of Sterling won in eight categories of the Promotional Products Association International Image and Promotional Pro ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:44 am
  • Borg Warner presents check to Habitat Humanity of Dixon

    Nick Stafford (left) of Borg Warner presents Jim Dixon, Dixon Habitat for Humanity of Dixon president with a $1,200 check. In 2016, BorgWarner, one of ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 7:32 am
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