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  • Sen. Rand Paul says school choice could expand GOP

    CHICAGO – Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in Democratic strongholds such as Chicago will think differently if they see Republicans not just visiti ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry offers archery lessons

    McHENRY – Archery lessons will start May 1 at Petersen Historic Farm, 4112 McCullom Lake Road in McHenry.
    April 22, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • 2014 Illinois State Fair theme 'Making Memories'

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The theme of this summer's Illinois State Fair is "Making Memories."Organiz ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • S. Korea ferry death toll keeps climbing as search gets tougher

    JINDO, South Korea – The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • MCCD budget on the way to final vote

    WOODSTOCK – A 2015 budget described by the McHenry County Conservation District as austere and anticipating less tax revenue is on its way to the McHe ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Elgin man charged with sexual assault, Woodstock police say

    WOODSTOCK –An Elgin man was charged with felony sexual assault for an incident at a Woodstock motel, Woodstock police said.
    April 22, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Woodstock High School makes WaPo's rankings

    WOODSTOCK –Woodstock High School has joined four other area schools on the Washington Post's rankings of America's Most Challenging High Schools.
    April 22, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • MCC releases contract details ahead of Thursday meeting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College reversed course Tuesday on withholding details of an agreed upon contract with its faculty association before a ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Comcast Cares Day to take place at Dundee Highlands Elementary School

    This Saturday, Comcast employees and volunteers from the Boys & Girls Club will spend time beautifying the building and grounds at Dundee Highlands El ...
    April 22, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Video: Jarrett Payton speaks to elementary school kids

    Jarett Payton speaks to West Elementary kids about bullying. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Payton's son delivers anti-bullying message at West Elementary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When two West Elementary School fifth-graders noticed some of their fellow classmates getting picked on at school, they called on the s ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Man convicted in 1957 murder of girl appeals

    CHICAGO — The nearly 60-year-old case of a girl who was snatched from a northern Illinois street then choked and stabbed to death is still making its ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Job market for college grads better but still weak

    WASHINGTON — With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job marke ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • McDonald's 1Q profit slips as US sales decline

    NEW YORK — McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S.The world's biggest hamburger ch ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:41 pm
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