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  • Second City's Chicago comedy school to expand

    CHICAGO — The training center for Chicago's famous Second City comedy group is expanding.The Second ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

    WASHINGTON – Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Conservation district programs explore insects, birds

    Poetry, art and games are all ways kids and families will explore nature at upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Federal appeals court deals blow to Obama health law

    WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Oakwood Hills power plant open house held tonight

    CRYSTAL LAKE –An open house is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn where representatives of the company proposing a $450 million pow ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:02 pm
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Teen's body found in northern Illinois lake

    THIRD LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police say the body of a northern Illinois teenager has been found in Third Lake in Lake County.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential elec ...
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Report: More Illinois children living in poverty

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • No one injured after Crystal Lake structure fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake home was left uninhabitable after a structure fire early Tuesday morning.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • USDA: Illinois corn, soybean crops faring well

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is maturing faster than normal and faring well.
    July 22, 2014 - 6:27 am
  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on ...
    July 22, 2014 - 6:26 am
  • FDA to review marijuana safety

    The federal government is considering easing its position on marijuana, reclassifying it as a less dangerous drug in what marijuana advocates say refl ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. bias protection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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