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  • 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
  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

    WASHINGTON – Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, was returned to regular Army duty Monda ...
    July 14, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Jails struggle as makeshift asylums

    CHICAGO – Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Cary Board to discuss Pedcor project ... again

    CARY – 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 13, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Teddy Roosevelt library to rely on digital efforts

    BISMARCK, N.D. – Theodore Roosevelt’s love of the country’s untouched, natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, ...
    July 12, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential ...
    July 12, 2014 - 11:23 pm
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