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  • Republicans criticize handling of IRS inquiry

    WASHINGTON – Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the ...
    July 17, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Marengo aldermen wait on ‘chronic nuisance’ proposal

    MARENGO – A proposal that would give Marengo officials an added tool in dealing with landlords with properties frequented by police and building inspe ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Nontraditional school could be housed in Woodstock's Old Courthouse

    WOODSTOCK – A team of educators from the area wants to put a service learning-based private school in Woodstock’s historic Old Courthouse.
    July 17, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Cary board approves school building height rules

    CARY – District 155 received a blessing from the village for its Cary-Grove High School auditorium project to move forward without formally asking for ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry to consider more changes to sign rules

    McHENRY – Big red letters mark the long retail space in a North Richmond Road shopping center as a Target.
    July 16, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Motion to stop Cary apartment complex proposal fails in 3-3 vote

    CARY – A 60-unit affordable housing complex can continue on its process for approval as an attempt to rescind the village's permission failed in a 3-3 ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • House GOP prepares response to border crisis

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans announced Tuesday they will recommend dispatching the National Guard to South Texas and speeding Central American youth ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner set up big-money race for governor

    CHICAGO – Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are setting up a big-money battle for Illinois governor, hauling in millions for a hig ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • U of Illinois could request 4 percent state-funding increase

    URBANA – The University of Illinois is seeking about a 4 percent increase in state funding for the 2016 fiscal year.
    July 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Illinois to explain concealed carry permit denials

    CHICAGO – Illinois residents denied a permit to carry a concealed weapon will be told a reason and which law enforcement agency raised an objection, t ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers take testimony on prisons

    CHICAGO – A legislative committee is gathering information on ways to address Illinois' prison population.
    July 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Follow along: Cary Village Board meeting on Pedcor apartments

    The Cary Village Board this week could have a change of heart on the proposed 60-unit apartment complex at First and Pearl Streets.
    July 15, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Medical marijuana rules OK'd by Illinois committee

    CHICAGO – An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state's medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailer ...
    July 15, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates exchange criticisms at forum

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor hammered each other Monday, with Republican Bruce Rauner saying that Gov. Pat Quinn hasn’t delivered fo ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary Village Board prepares Q&A on Pedcor apartment complex

    In a PDF available on the village of Cary's website, Village Board officials have prepared a Q&A in advance of Tuesday's meeting to discuss the propos ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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