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  • Letter: Loss of bookstore will have consequences

    To the Editor:I was devastated to hear Moxie and Barnes & Noble are closing. The Chronicle’s coverag ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Our View: Key election often overlooked

    Election season began last week.Not for the upcoming November election, although you should be payin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Pitts: An assault on U.S. history

    This is a tale of two countries.The first country was built on a radical new promise of human equali ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Letter: Many double-standards in Ray Rice case

    To the Editor:NFL running back Ray Rice was honest from the beginning about his actions and was tota ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Schrader: Recalling a childhood at 217 Annie Glidden Road

    Ellen Oderkirk Froelich turns 84 years old next week, is sharp as a tack, and spent some time reminiscing with me on the weekend of her 65th DeKalb Hi ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Trainor: This is not our fight

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his band of Islamic State zealots received international attention for their brutality and lightning sweep across Iraq, but t ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Barone: Scots to remain, controversy to continue

    Last week, the voters of Scotland, in a heavy turnout and from age 16 and up, decided not to disunite what has been arguably one of the most successfu ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Letter: A lexophile’s bit of whimsy

    To the Editor:Lexophile is a word used to describe those that have a love for words. That would desc ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Another view: Feds must re-examine school lunch rules

    Since the rollout of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, students and their parents have easily been the loudest critics of the new federal sch ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Our view: Thumbs-up to Penguin Project

    Thumbs-up: To this year’s Penguin Project production of Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.” and the community support it has received. Now in its fifth year, Pengu ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • German exceptionalism among economies

    If you live in an advanced economy – in Western Europe, Japan or the United States – odds are you’re in a funk. Unless you live in Germany.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Olson: Civil disobedience beats street lawyering

    I agree with Ryan Taylor and others who say that police “safety checkpoints” are unconstitutional.Pe ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Akst: We’re in the ‘red zone’

    U.S. colleges and universities are in the “red zone.”It’s not a team ranking system, an academic war ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Make city clerk a full-time job again

    To the Editor:I was the elected DeKalb City Clerk frokm 1977 to 1997, and loved my job.When the City ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Our View: Keep sex offenders away from bus stops

    Kudos to vigilant Genoa residents who had the presence of mind to check the Illinois Sex Offender Registry and learn an offender had moved in right ac ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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