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  • Peterson: Red light means stop and reflect on prior tickets

    The guy in the black SUV did what I’ve wanted to do oh-so-many times. He ran a red light after waiting an interminable amount of time at the stoplight ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • A case for term limits

    To the Editor:In November, you will have the opportunity to give Illinois a new chance for life.Forg ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Remember all we've lost in 13 years

    The 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States is today.It’s bee ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hoover Dam built quicker

    To the Editor:This letter is in response to your article, “Ire over project’s progress.”I am a longt ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ornstein: In worst-case scenario, who would lead us?

    Thirteen years ago, the U.S. was changed in a profound way.A major attack on the homeland by a nonst ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Costs keep students away from U of I

    SPRINGFIELD – More often than not, when students receive an admission letter from the University of Illinois, they opt to attend another college.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Our View: Attacks are frequent, not always fair

    If you were in a college-level entrepreneurship class with an interest in starting your own business one day, would you want access to someone who had ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oberweis right for Illinois

    To the Editor:By almost every economic measure, Illinois falls next to last among our 50 states.Busi ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Time to retire Franks

    To the Editor:Ever wonder why you never see an Illinois Choose Life license plate?It’s because state ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: McDonnell trial lesson: Corruption is bipartisan

    The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on mult ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Finish construction project

    To the Editor:I had to chuckle Sunday morning when I read about the ongoing construction of Routes 3 ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: NFL domestic violence policy a matter of ‘respect’

    As a fan of the National Football League, I’m more than familiar with the concept of “respect.”It’s ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Our View: Early to bed, be well read

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that middle and high schools start classes later in the morning so students could get more sle ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Driving toward dead end

    To the Editor:Detroit once was a thriving city of 2.5 million people.Now, there are about 700,000 ci ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: Twitter's bid for 'relevance'

    If a chicken somewhere ever became convinced that the sky was falling, we would hear about it on Twitter first.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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