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Top 5 Super Bowl commercials

By Jemea Green | February 3, 2020

Number 5 – Hulu: “Tom Brady’s Big Announcement”With Tom Brady getting older, there has been a lot of speculation as to whether or not he would retire. He also posted a picture on Twitter making it seem like he might be done with football, or maybe...

FILE - In this June 7, 2009, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) points to a player behind him after making a basket in the closing seconds against the Orlando Magic in Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Huskies remember Kobe “the Mamba” Bryant

By Jarrett Huff | January 29, 2020

DeKALB — Kobe Bryant impacted an entire generation. While he was trying to “be like Mike,” the kids watching were trying to be like Kobe. Some of those kids have continued to play the game he loved beyond their childhood years, and Bryant remains...

Tails of the week: Boston

Tails of the week: Boston

By Courtesy TAILS | October 16, 2019

If you are looking for a more mature cat who is playful, a complete love bug, has an abundance of personality, and is darn handsome to boot, you've found him in me, Boston! I'm a 7 yr. old who is pretty unforgettable. I'd make an ideal companion for someone...

‘Manchester’ provides insight

By Tatianna Salisbury | February 16, 2017

Director Kenneth Lonergan brings heartbreak to audiences in the Oscar-nominated film “Manchester by the Sea,” which tells the story of a broken man searching for an end to his suffering and trying to survive along the way. Released in November, the...

Sycamore institutes Adopt a Hydrant program

By Joe Palmer | February 21, 2012

Fire hydrants need love too.The city of Sycamore has instituted a new Adopt a Hydrant program that allows citizens to take an active role in keeping Sycamore safe.This program has been growing in cities across the country for years. The most notable example...