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  • Childish thinking

    To the Editor:Our government is in a very bad situation going into the next election, after being in ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Tax inversion equation

    To the Editor:What is so hard to understand? If you don’t spend it, you don’t have to pay it back by ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Combating campus sexual assaults

    College freshmen are completing their first month on campus. According to the website The Other Freshman 15, “The first 15 weeks of college can be the ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Learn about the candidates

    The election is Nov. 4, and early voting starts Oct. 20.That means the clock is ticking for you to f ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thanks for support

    To the Editor:What a wonderful community we live in. The St. Vincent de Paul Society would like to t ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Tips take sting out of fall’s outdoor gatherings

    “Anyone else notice how bad the bees and wasps are this year?”Perhaps you, like this woman who poste ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • It’s the law?

    To the Editor:Remember, the U.S. military commitment is to fight enemies of freedom in wars, conflic ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Be aware near railroad tracks

    During the past four decades, public awareness efforts in Illinois have helped to reduce highway-rail crossing deaths significantly.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Join in the standing craze? Nah, I'll sit this one out

    “Stand up, if you want to live.”This seems to be a theme, lately, among health writers. If you stand ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Why obstruct review?

    To the Editor:Is Illinois hiring Obamacare navigators who lack the federally mandated training?We do ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Does Rauner have his facts right?

    Just a quick note to Bruce Rauner: The next time you try to claim that Gov. Pat Quinn is “personally” under federal investigation (an allegation that, ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Hentoff: Mounting lawsuit attacks bringing free speech back

    In what might become the most compelling free-speech campaign in our educational history, FIRE (Foundation For Individual Rights in Education) has emb ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Come meet Dennis Anderson

    To the Editor:Dennis Anderson is running in the 14th Congressional District. He will be holding a to ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • VA benefit help

    To the Editor:I am very pleased to see all the attention ALS (Lou Gerhig’s Disease) has been receivi ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Kill the plant, but keep the power

    Reactions to significant developments isn’t unusual in McHenry County or many other places, but the organized and angry reaction from Oakwood Hills re ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
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