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  • Illinois lieutenant governor picks Paul Vallas, Evelyn Sanguinetti hope to help lead

    SPRINGFIELD – Both major-party candidates for lieutenant governor like the fact that 2014 marks the first Illinois election where the tickets ran as a ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Prairie Ridge sophomore sparks community support for family

    A mother with stage-three breast cancer. A father killed in a car crash.Within three months, Elle Gi ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Early voting, absentee ballots trending higher in McHenry County

    A push by Democrats and Republicans alike for people to vote early in Illinois is being felt in McHenry County with an uptick in early and absentee ba ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Pioneer Center's new telemedicine program to expand psychiatry services in McHenry County

    McHENRY – The use of new technology by Pioneer Center for Human Services is expected to help expand psychiatric care for McHenry County patients like ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church celebrates 175 years with focus on the new

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Ridgefield Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 175th anniversary, but its congregation has no intention of living i ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Woodstock, public works employees agreed to new contract

    WOODSTOCK – After turning to a mediator, Woodstock officials and city public works employees recently agreed to a four-year contract that includes wag ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Detour: Route 31/176 intersection still a mess, other road work winding down

    • ROUTES 31 AND 176: Work continues on the $10.2 million project to widen and modernize the intersection, but it’s still a mess so budget extra travel ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Across U.S., Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

    APOPKA, Fla. – The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business e ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

    NEW YORK – Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer she ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

    TULALIP, Wash. – A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

    HONOLULU – Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Civil War statue returning to downtown Rockford

    ROCKFORD – A 114-year-old Civil War statue will be returned to downtown Rockford after decades at another location.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK – A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heighte ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • State Farm seeks to test drones in Illinois

    BLOOMINGTON – State Farm insurance company is seeking federal approval to test drones in evaluating property damage and responding to natural disaster ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Costly Capitol renovations recognized for design

    CHICAGO – The architectural firm behind the expensive and much criticized doorway renovations at the Illinois state capitol has received a coveted awa ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:42 pm
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