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  • Garage sale turns thinking chair into healing chair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Linda LeCroy had to think about the thinking chair.After coming across the famous red ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes California's Bay Area

    NAPA, Calif. – A large earthquake rolled through California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, knocking out power to thousands ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

    PARIS – Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Par ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

    DONETSK, Russia – Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term ass ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel bombed an apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the 12-story building in an unprecedented strik ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • 4 Kochs took genes, money in different directions

    WASHINGTON – They are an outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to th ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists sa ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Thousands turn out for rally over chokehold death

    NEW YORK – Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest th ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Concert to aid Cary-area woman needing transplants

    A benefit concert is scheduled to help a Cary-area woman preparing to undergo a triple organ transplant.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Open house to cover People and Nature Programs

    RINGWOOD – What the glacier left behind will be the topic of an upcoming presentation at Glacial Park.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset 5K set for Friday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Summer Sunset 5K run and 2-mile walk is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Sunset Park at 5200 Miller Road, Lake in the ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Workshop to focus on habitat restoration

    RINGWOOD – The tips and tricks of restoring native habitats will be the focus of an upcoming People and Nature Program.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Registration open for Lake in the Hills preschool

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Registration for 2014-15 preschool students is open.Registration will be taken a ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Workforce development week to offer job-seeking insight

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Workforce Investment Board is hoping to highlight the importance of workforce development next week, and will offer sev ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Detour: Western Bypass opening to traffic this week

    We start this week’s Detour bulletin with the impending completion of two large-scale road projects:
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:05 am
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