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  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD – The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a sign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • GOP’s Rauner gets another $1M from hedge fund CEO

    SPRINGFIELD – A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to state campaign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Committee nixes McHenry County Board restructuring

    WOODSTOCK – A committee sees no need to recommend altering the number of McHenry County Board members and districts after the next U.S. Census.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Cary to continue chicken debate

    CARY – Village officials in Cary will continue on with the backyard chicken discussion and plan to have a public open house.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Huntley continues Sun City taxi service through 2014

    HUNTLEY – Seniors in Sun City Huntley who use the village’s temporary taxi service will pay $2 more in fares on Oct. 1.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent financial ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Oakwood Hills officially names new leadership

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills is officially under new leadership after Village Board members selected Paul Smith to step into the acting president rol ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Cary election petitions available on Tuesday

    CARY – People interested in running for the Village Board may begin to pick up petitions on Tuesday, according to a news release. Three trustee seats ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Cary adjusts tree replacement program

    CARY – Village officials are adjusting the way ash trees infected with the emerald ash borer are replaced.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • New subpoena issued for Ill. anti-violence program

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, state officials ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Cary to discuss zoning change signs

    CARY – If there is a zoning change request in the future, the property involved might have a sign to alert nearby residents.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • State rep. proposes Open Meetings Act violation law after Oakwood Hills power plant controversy

    State Rep. David McSweeney has proposed legislation that would give another option for the Attorney General's office to look into possible violations ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:14 pm
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