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Council to read outdoor patio, cell tower ordinance proposals

By Jackie Nevarez | September 28, 2015

City Council will review two items for separate action today that involve approving an outdoor patio for a future Chipotle Mexican Grill in Sycamore and permission to Verizon Wireless for cellphone tower usage.Both items, which are the only items listed...

DeKalb Public Library to host ‘Star Wars’ event

By Brooke Shinberg | February 27, 2013

The force is strong with DeKalb Public Library, which will be decking out the book stacks with the latest gear from Tatooine and going full-on geek for its upcoming Star Wars event. A Star Wars extravaganza will be hosted from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April...

Alyssa: AT&T should not merge with T-Mobile

By Alyssa Pracz | September 14, 2011

Although the merging of AT&T and T-Mobile has benefits by obtaining more towers for better service, I agree with the Department of Justice's lawsuit to block the merging of the two cell phone companies. The consequences would outweigh the benefits...

Parker: AT&T should merge with T-Mobile

By Parker Happ | September 14, 2011

The merger of wireless giant AT&T with T-Mobile will prove to benefit customers wanting more from their carrier. If the merger occurred, AT&T would pass Verizon as America's largest wireless company with approximately 129 million customers compared...

Let the ibattle officially begin

By Candice Beasley | February 9, 2011

Today Verizon Wireless will officially launch its newest product: the iPhone 4. On Jan. 11 Apple made the announcement that Verizon Wireless will be a new carrier. "It's a lot of money to switch," said AT&T sales representative Calvin Russell. "You...