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  • Reeder: Hoosiers whupping Illinois in job creation

    SPRINGFIELD – For every one job Illinois has created during the past decade, Indiana has created 35, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor S ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Science vs. wishful thinking

    To the Editor:The U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. Randy Hultgren, voted to deny climat ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thanks for ALS support

    Most people live their lives in harmony, but for the thousands of people in the U.S. who are living with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, the ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • VA does fine job

    My heart saddens after reading negative media reports about Veterans Administration hospitals and their ineffective care to veterans. I have had nothi ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Camp Coley thanks

    Thank you, Camp Coley 2014 counselors/volunteers and participants. We had a great camp, and we look forward to our other events throughout the year. T ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: 'Al the Pal' will be missed

    What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died Sunday at the age of 86, do for you?For starters, ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Achoo! Are seasonal allergies making you miserable?

    If you seem to be sneezing, sniffling and itching a lot this summer, you’re not alone.For those of u ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Why not outraged?

    To the Editor:Thank you for your editorial view about Patrick McNulty being allowed to cash in 80 da ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • GOP obstructionism

    To the Editor:The obstructionism that was begun by the GOP in a meeting on the night of President Ba ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Whose side is Obama on?

    To the Editor:After last month’s outrageous prisoner swap, there’s no doubt President Barack Obama i ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Expedite Medal of Honor review

    The Medal of Honor is the highest award for bravery in combat that a member of the U.S. military can receive.
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Remember Diaper Bank

    To the Editor:It’s mid-summer and the Diaper Bank is still working hard to give 25,000 diapers each ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Boom! Supreme Court blows up pension reform

    In a sweeping 6-1 decision, the Illinois Supreme Court last week struck down an attempt to force government retirees to pay more for their subsidized ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Pesky facts

    To the Editor:I need to reply to Gregory Walker’s letter (“Don’t play race card,” June 20).In Januar ...
    July 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Illinois' fiscal outlook is even worse after Supreme Court decision

    As bad as Illinois’ fiscal outlook is now, it’s hard to imagine it getting any worse.But not only ca ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:35 am
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