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  • Iowa Democrats exploring ways to expand caucus

    WASHINGTON — Democrats in Iowa are devising ways to expand access to their state's leadoff presidential caucuses, addressing concerns raised by Hillar ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Plans underway to retrieve Americans with Ebola

    NEW YORK — Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Galesburg teachers plan strike if no deal reached

    GALESBURG — Public-school teachers in Galesburg have voted to go on strike if they can't reach a new labor agreement with the local school district.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Sen. Durbin wants feds to look at Ill. rail delays

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants federal rail officials to look at delays along the Amtrak route from Carbondale to Chicago and blocked rail ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Arrest made after man sped into naval station

    CHICAGO — Authorities say a man is in custody after he allegedly sped through the main gate of a Chicago-area naval station and slammed into two secur ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Photos: Surprise vigil organized for Crystal Lake woman fighting epilepsy

    A surprise vigil  for Ashley Kelley  outside of their home Wednesday in Crystal Lake. Ashley Kelley will be the first at Rush to receive a NeuroPace ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Colorado issuing driver's licenses to immigrants

    DENVER – Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    RICHMOND, Va. – After a surprise primary election loss, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • 'American Idol' audition to be held at state fair

    SPRINGFIELD – A trip to the Illinois State Fair this year could earn you a record contract.The telev ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Illinois woman gets 7 years for delivering cocaine

    BELVIDERE – A northern Illinois woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to delivering cocaine to a police informant ne ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • 2 men rescued from bucket lift in Illinois

    MOLINE – Harnesses and other safety equipment are being credited with saving the lives of two men who found themselves stranded in a bucket lift 120 f ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Surprise vigil organized for Crystal Lake woman fighting epilepsy

    Sun falling on the parking lot of Woods Creek Elementary School, a growing purple mob awaits migration.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Chicago mayor defends welcoming immigrant kids

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says bringing to Chicago some 1,000 immigrant children who have fled Central America is simply the right thing to ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • More school employees can give epinephrine injection under new law

    A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
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