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  • Area dealers support car sales ban on Sundays; report says it should go

    WOODSTOCK – Jack Cronan remembers when car dealerships used to be open on Sundays. “I missed the fam ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Challenger leagues call for ‘buddies’

    McHenry County’s two avenues for special needs little leaguers are asking for a few more buddies to help in the field and along the base paths.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Tough tax votes loom in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Faced with an expected $3 billion budget hole from an expiring income tax increase, Illinois lawmakers are grappling with whether to rai ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine’s east

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Turning to force to try to restore its authority in the vital industrial east, Ukraine’s government announced Sunday it was sending ...
    April 13, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • On The Record With ... Andrea Wells

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Andrea Wells went from scanning merchandise at Costco to maintaining some of the world’s most advanced jets on an aircraft carrier in t ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry Rotary offering academic scholarships

    McHENRY –The Rotary Club of McHenry is offering three $3,000 academic scholarships this spring.Grad ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Pet vaccination, microchipping event set for April 26

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pets have a better chance of being reunited with families if they have a microchip for quick identification and a current rabies vaccin ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Climate panel says emissions rising, avoids blame

    BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and w ...
    April 13, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Men in the uniforms of Ukraine’s now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Trying to combat growing drug trade in oil patch

    WILLISTON, N.D. – The blood-drenched man had survived a brutal attack: Beaten with brass knuckles, shocked with a stun gun, slashed with a razor blade ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Pakistan judge dismisses toddler’s murder case

    ISLAMABAD – A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder charge Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that d ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war

    BEIRUT – The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa be ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Consumers, restaurants react to highest beef prices since 1987

    LUBBOCK, Texas – The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Iran rejects naming new U.N. envoy after U.S. refusal

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran rejected naming a new diplomat Saturday to represent it at the United Nations, with one lawmaker urging the Islamic Republic to st ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt

    PERTH, Australia – A day after expressing optimism about the hunt for the missing Malaysian jet, Australia’s leader warned Saturday that the massive s ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:14 am
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