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  Palatine's proposed 2014 budget includes a small decrease in property taxes for the third year in a row along with no new fees, officials said, as expected increases in the village's share of the state income tax and other revenue will provide for a...

Palatine budget holds steady - for now

Updated: 11/5/2013 06:20 PM

  The frail Napoleon knew he was near his end as he penned his will and asked that his ashes be scattered along the Seine among the French people he loved. This rare flash of emotion from the once-mighty French emperor is revealed in the only known...

Copy of Napoleon's will up for auction in Paris

Updated: 11/5/2013 05:20 PM

  The leader of a Lake County library district board on Tuesday assailed plans to legalize gay marriage in Illinois. "Polygamy will be next," Bonnie Quirke, the president of the Libertyville-based Cook Memorial Public Library District board, told the...

Lake Co. library leader assails gay marriage

Updated: 11/6/2013 10:12 AM

  A last-minute request by the company seeking to build a proposed gas station, convenience store and car wash near Glen Ellyn has prompted some DuPage County Board members to postpone a key vote on the controversial project until next month.

Vote on Glen Ellyn gas station plan delayed

Updated: 11/5/2013 04:23 PM

  A DuPage County judge recused himself Tuesday from a stalking case in which one of his judicial colleagues is the alleged victim. Judge John Kinsella said his involvement could create an "appearance of impropriety" because the alleged victim, Judge...

Judge stalking case changing hands in DuPage

Updated: 11/5/2013 04:21 PM

  What swayed some suburban legislators to vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage Tuesday, helping it gain approval in both the state House and Senate? State Reps. Tom Cross of Oswego, Ed Sullivan of Mundelein and Ron Sandack of Downers Grove...

How Illinois' vote for same-sex marriage unfolded

Updated: 11/5/2013 09:32 PM

  Can you crowd-fund the hunt for a war criminal on the run deep in Africa's jungles? A Canadian adventurer with experiences in Afghanistan and Somalia wants to do just that: raise funds and take a small band of former soldiers to find Joseph Kony.

Can you crowd fund a manhunt for Joseph Kony?

Updated: 11/5/2013 12:06 PM

  Invoking the Declaration of Independence, proponents of a bill that would outlaw discrimination against gays in the workplace argued on Tuesday that the measure is rooted in fundamental fairness for all Americans. Republican opponents of the measure...

Gay rights bill moves forward as opposition silent

Updated: 11/5/2013 07:25 PM

  Under growing pressure, the administration refused repeatedly to state a position Tuesday on legislation formalizing President Barack Obama's oft-stated promise that people who like their existing coverage should be allowed to keep it under the new...

White House sidesteps on "Obamacare" change

Updated: 11/5/2013 07:28 PM

  A hoard of more than 1,400 artworks found by tax investigators in a German apartment includes a previously unknown piece by Marc Chagall and works by some of the masters of the 20th century, authorities said Tuesday. Some of the works are believed...

Germany: Huge art hoard includes unknown Chagall

Updated: 11/5/2013 09:49 AM

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