Blackhawks’ Hossa to miss all next season with skin disorder

Stephen Whyno AP Hockey Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition he’s been dealing with for years. The team announced the medical update Wednesday, one that could have a significant impact on More...

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By United Press International On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after series of scandals

Ray Downs United Press International SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as the company’s chief executive officer after months of scandal saw investors lose faith in the More...

By Colby Applegate On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Skillicorn decries compromise budget

Despite Gov. Bruce Rauner’s pleas for unity on Tuesday night, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) told the McHenry Times that he won’t vote for a state budget from either party that maintains the status More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Handel defeats Ossoff in most expensive House race in history

Ray Downs United Press International ROSWELL, Ga. (UPI) — Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive congressional election in U.S. history to replace former Georgia Rep. Tom More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Manchester United boss José Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United’s boss may be following those of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar in a similar fashion as the other three: a summons to appear in court. Manchester More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

Bill Barrow Associated Press ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The most expensive House race in U.S. history heads to voters Tuesday in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Either Republican Karen Handel will claim a seat that’s More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Experts: Takata bankruptcy means air bag victims get less

Tom Krisher AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding More...

By Reuters On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Argentina sees strong demand for surprise 100-year bond

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) — Argentina sold $2.75 billion of a hotly demanded 100-year bond in U.S. dollars on Monday, just over a year after emerging from its latest default, according to the government. The More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Coles County can’t fix debt by upping assessed value, group argues

MATTOON – Raising the equalized assessed value (EAV) can’t dig a county out of millions of dollars in debt, according to a recent argument made by the Edgar County Watchdogs on their Illinois Leaks More...

By Associated Press On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to expand to Japan this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plans to expand — into the House of the Rising Sun. The Cleveland-based museum has announced plans to create a permanent presence in Tokyo. A short-term exhibit More...