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  • Arkush: Bears' backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for ...

    July 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Cubs chairman Ricketts points to plan during visit to Kane County Cougars

    GENEVA – Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts loosened his collar and tie and watched most of Monday's Cougars matinee after a morning speaking engage ...

    July 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Good customer service key to Screamers success

    SHABBONA – When Waterman resident Teri Benson stopped by Screamers Ice Cream in Shabbona for a cheeseburger, she said it was the best burger ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

    BOARDMAN, Ore. – The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, “cold steel” in industry ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Suspect dead; 2 marshals, policeman hurt

    NEW YORK – A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON – In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nucl ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

    CHICAGO – After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Deal to improve veterans’ health care costs $17B

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire mo ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Medicare’s own health looking better, report says

    WASHINGTON – Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.Getting relief from ...

    July 28, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Gypsy

    Meet Gypsy. Gypsy is a 2-year-old black and orange domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. She wa ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Week in Photos - July 12-18

    DeKalb county's week in photos for July 12-18 as taken by Daily Chronicle photographers. ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Crime Mugs, July 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reas ...

    July 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
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  • Chicken salad sampler: Find a cool new favorite

    What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the right comb ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

    Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the oldest known c ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Always cool, and now creamy

    The best cooking is born of necessity. At least that’s the case in my house. My favorite recipes always happen when I’m forced to react to a glut of s ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 10 fresh ways to use fresh blueberries

    There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oh, bacon!

    Oh, bacon.It's the essence of breakfast.The smell alone makes you starving.Whether you pan-fry the o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bulk up classic BLT

    In terms of flavor and texture, it’s hard to beat a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, reportedly one of the most popular sandwiches in America. Trou ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

    It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from backyards.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grilling an impressive way to cook cauliflower

    Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.It was a trick that star ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

    Meet Tammy. Boy, is she a mess. Angry, profane and aggressive, then suddenly shy and sweet. Sometimes she's funny, sometimes totally not. She can't fi ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • ‘Earth to Echo’ is a movie you wish you had seen when you were a kid

    First-time feature director Dave Green and first-time feature screenwriter Henry Gayden have a few things in common. They created the six-episode TV s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:26 am

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