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  • Dwindling group of survivors to visit Auschwitz 70 years later

    OSWIECIM, Poland – A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp’s liberation. On Tuesd ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

    BEIRUT – Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle – a si ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Russia defiant after new West threats over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a "NATO foreign legion," reflecting his readiness to stand up to the W ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:46 pm
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    Joliet Noon Lions Club announces challengeJOLIET – The Joliet Noon Lions Club has announced a commun ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • USF fundraising event hits record level of donations for scholarships at Joliet university

    JOLIET – For the third consecutive year, the University of St. Francis Caritas Scholarship Ball reached a record level of raising funds for student sc ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Illinois State student critically injured in hit-and-run

    NORMAL – Illinois State University officials say a student has been critically injured after a hit-and-run accident.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Amtrak studying possible Danville-to-Quad Cities route

    DANVILLE – Amtrak is studying potential rail service between Danville and the Quad Cities.The News-G ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • University of Illinois chancellor: Budget is top priority

    CHAMPAIGN – With warnings from the new governor that money from the state will be cut, the budget is the top priority ahead for University of Illinois ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can’t find homes

    CHICAGO – Illinois spends as much as $25 million a year to keep inmates in prison because they can’t find suitable places to live that meet the terms ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency

    WASHINGTON – Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking classified details of an operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions to a New ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Hobbyist crashes drone at White House

    WASHINGTON – A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the Northeast

    NEW YORK – Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Joliet applicant topped list for regional marijuana recommendations

    Before leaving office, former Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations from his administration on which businesses should receive medical marijuana lic ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Plainfield gas station robbed at gunpoint

    PLAINFIELD – Police are searching for a gunman who robbed a gas station Monday.Police Chief John Kon ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:37 pm
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