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  Thirteen minutes into the Oscar-winning movie "Argo," CIA agent Tony Mendez asks what happened to a group of Americans when the U.S. Embassy was stormed in Tehran. "The six of them went out a back exit," O'Donnell tells Mendez, played by Ben...

Passing reference in 'Argo' rankles New Zealand

Updated: 3/21/2013 05:28 PM

  A popular tune written after John F. Kennedy's assassination and Chubby Checker's 1960s dance hit "The Twist" will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress. On Thursday, the library is announcing its newest...

Sounds of Simon, Garfunkel chosen for preservation

Updated: 3/21/2013 07:06 AM

  Just in time for spring break, the Illinois House approved a plan to prohibit minors under age 18 from using tanning beds Thursday afternoon.

Illinois House says no tanning for teens

Updated: 3/22/2013 06:58 AM

  Thanks to Uncle Sam, a pair of suburban fire protection districts can forge ahead with buying new equipment to make their jobs safer and more efficient. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will soon award $372,149 to the Algonquin/Lake in the...

FEMA doles out grant money to Algonquin/LITH, Palatine

Updated: 3/21/2013 05:20 PM

  After spending months juggling dual roles as president of the DuPage County Forest Preserve Commission and interim executive director of the district, Dewey Pierotti is looking ahead to retirement. Pierotti, who plans to step down from the...

Pierotti doesn't want to be forest preserve chief

Updated: 3/21/2013 10:18 PM

  A Lake Zurich man was arrested and charged with theft after police said he was paid for an eBay auction but didn't deliver a motorhome as promised.

Lake Zurich man sold RV he didn't own on eBbay, police say

Updated: 3/21/2013 01:38 PM

  A man who may be linked to the slaying of Colorado's state prison chief led authorities in Texas on a harrowing, 100-mph car chase Thursday that ended after he crashed into a semi and then opened fire before being shot down by his pursuers,...

Man in Texas shootout ID'd as Colorado parolee

Updated: 3/21/2013 08:04 PM

  Insisting "peace is possible," President Barack Obama on Thursday prodded both Israelis and Palestinians to return to long-stalled negotiations with few, if any, pre-conditions, softening his earlier demands that Israel stop building settlements in...

'Peace is possible,’ Obama insists in Middle East

Updated: 3/21/2013 08:57 PM

  There's a new baby at the Brookfield Zoo. The Chicago Zoological Society says an Angolan colobus monkey was born at the suburban Chicago zoo on March 9 and now can be seen daily in the Tropic World: Africa exhibit.

Brookfield Zoo announces birth of African monkey

Updated: 3/22/2013 06:55 AM

  SPRINGFIELD — More than 40 lakes, creeks and ponds are stocked with rainbow trout in anticipation of this season's fishing opener.

Ill. trout fishing season opens next month

Updated: 3/22/2013 06:56 AM

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