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  As a presidential hopeful marked in history for his futile 1972 finish, George McGovern wore the badge of an unapologetic liberal. As a longtime Democratic officeholder from conservative South Dakota, the former senator had admirers who spanned the...

S. Dakota bids farewell to former Sen. McGovern

Updated: 10/26/2012 09:53 AM

  KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing 36 people and wounding 23, officials said.

Officials: Suicide bomber kills 36 in Afghanistan

Updated: 10/26/2012 09:12 AM

  SITTWE, Myanmar - The death toll from recent ethnic violence in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine has surpassed 100, an official said Friday, as the government warned that the strife risks harming the country's reputation as it seeks to install...

Death toll tops 100 in Myanmar ethnic strife

Updated: 10/26/2012 09:12 AM

  BEIRUT - Syrians took to the streets for the largest anti-regime protests in months in several cities Friday, taking advantage a lull in fighting as a cease-fire took effect at the start of a Muslim holiday. But scattered violence including battles...

Fighting mars Syria holiday truce; protests resume

Updated: 10/26/2012 09:12 AM

  When he was 12 years old, Dan Scharf was watching TV in his Rockford home and saw images that Voyager 2 had captured looking back into the solar system from past Uranus. His reaction was somewhat akin to John Belushi's character in "The Blues...

Rockford native works on Mars rover

Updated: 10/26/2012 07:44 AM

  Illinois Tollway officials have awarded more than $26 million in contracts for projects that widen Interstate 90 from Rockford to the Kennedy Expressway and create a western access to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Illinois Tollway board awards $26M in contracts

Updated: 10/26/2012 07:44 AM

  Benefit checks have been delayed for more than 9,000 unemployed Wisconsinites because of a state backlog. Labor officials say the claims that are backlogged are all in need of manual processing because the filer received an overpayment after...

Wisconsin unemployment benefits stalled by state backlog

Updated: 10/26/2012 07:44 AM

  An expert testifying at a trial focused on whether Chicago police look the other way when one of their own is accused of wrongdoing said the number of complaints acted on in Chicago is below national averages. Testimony at the federal civil trial...

Expert: Chicago police rarely uphold complaints

Updated: 10/26/2012 07:44 AM

  The lawyer for a Portage County man accused of helping to conceal his mother's death for decades and collecting her Social Security payments has entered not-guilty pleas on his client's behalf.

Not-guilty plea in Wis. Social Security fraud case

Updated: 10/26/2012 07:44 AM

  Some seasons are easier to embrace than others. The loss of a loved one or something dear to us is, oftentimes, much harder to endure than a desired change that brings us new and exciting opportunities.But God desires to enrich our lives regardless...

Change of seasons can be bittersweet

Updated: 10/25/2012 02:40 PM

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