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  • Senate races: Democrats decry birth control plan

    WASHINGTON – When a handful of Republican Senate candidates called for oral contraceptives to be sold without a prescription, Democrats cried foul.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

    WASHINGTON – It’s time for flu vaccine again and while it’s important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Ukraine’s pleas for lethal aid from U.S. go unmet

    WASHINGTON – In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of the embattled former Soviet republic to the White ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid

    WASHINGTON – Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama’s reque ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – In a desperate bid to slow West Africa’s accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to t ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • GOP's Rauner not a fan of gambling, airport slots

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he’s not a fan of gambling or a plan to put slot machines at Chicago’s internat ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

    EDINBURGH, Scotland – From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment – and the rest of the United K ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Judge: Libertarian candidate can be on ballot

    SPRINGFIELD – A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party’s attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Report: 6 SIU students arrested in sex assaults

    CARBONDALE – Six students at Southern Illinois University have been arrested in connection with two reported sexual assaults on the school's Carbondal ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • ComEd settles for $46M with state of Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission on Thursday approved a $46.2 million Commonwealth Edison settlement over lawsuits with the state that could ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Illinois jobless rate declines in August

    ST. LOUIS – Illinois’ unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent, the sixth straight monthly decrease in the state’s jobless rate, the Illinois Depart ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Two Illinois women die from West Nile virus

    SPRINGFIELD – Two women with West Nile virus have died, becoming the state’s first deaths from the illness this year, health officials announced Thurs ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Former Huntley principal to share memories

    HUNTLEY – A former Huntley High School principal from the 1970s will meet with the community, share his memories and school memorabilia during an Oct. ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Election petitions for Huntley board available

    HUNTLEY – Prospective candidates interested in serving on the Huntley Village Board can pick up a petition for the April 7 general election on Tuesday ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Half of Richmond Village Board up for grabs in April

    RICHMOND – Three trustee positions will be up at the coming April election.Petitions for candidacy f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
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