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  A variety of gold jewelry, worth about $2,200, was stolen sometime between 6:10 p.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday from a home in the 1100 block of Lawrence Avenue, according to police reports.

Elgin police blotter

Updated: 11/13/2011 04:46 PM

  The cost of using an air conditioner [--] whether it runs during the peak time for electrical usage or during off-peak hours is still the same for many electricity users across the country. The same goes for using a clothes dryer.

States consider utility smart meters

Updated: 11/13/2011 04:26 PM

  A new chapel is taking shape at the U.S. Army's Fort Campbell to accommodate a wide range of religious congregations that is outgrowing the existing chapels built in the World War II and Korean War eras.

New chapel takes shape at large Army post

Updated: 11/10/2011 08:16 PM

  Here's where the 2012 Republican presidential candidates stand on a selection of issues. They are Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, businessman Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Utah Gov. John Huntsman, Texas Rep. Ron Paul,...

Republican presidential candidates on the issues

Updated: 11/10/2011 08:16 PM

  The 5-3 Chicago Bears hosted the 6-2 Detroit Lions Sunday at Soldier Field. The Bears dominated in a 37 - 13 win over the Lions.

Images: Bears vs Lions

Updated: 11/14/2011 11:17 AM

  At least half the states allow eligible employees to turn unused sick time into cash when they retire or quit. More than a dozen others allow retiring employees to apply the unused sick time to pension credits or other benefits, according to a...

Public workers get boost from sick time ‘cash-out'

Updated: 11/14/2011 05:54 AM

  Life coaching can lend valuable breathing room for kids from the cheerleading, criticism or advice that parents and therapists might normally provide.

Teens turn to life coaches to cope with pressures

Updated: 11/10/2011 08:35 PM

  Longtime Republican Congressman Don Manzullo has announced his re-election campaign for the redrawn 16th district, pitting him against freshman Congressman Adam Kinzinger.

Manzullo to run in redrawn 16th District

Updated: 11/13/2011 06:45 PM

  Members of the Summit Park Neighbors dedicated the first public monument honoring Elgin's first African American residents Sunday, marking what was the heart of the black community for more than a century. The group of about 110 people arrived from...

Elgin dedicates monument to first black residents

Updated: 11/14/2011 11:22 AM

  The leaders of Marmion Academy in Aurora were all smiles Sunday as they formally dedicated the school's new 36,000-square-foot field house, which will be used for a variety of athletic activities.

New field house to ease space crunch at Marmion Academy

Updated: 11/13/2011 05:33 PM

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