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  • Our View: News literacy remains key skill

    In 1938, Orson Welles staged a radio re-enactment of author H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds,” and it caused a nationwide panic. The show was scripted t ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Another View: Netanyahu visit breaches protocol

    In its rebuttals to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, the House Republican leadership invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netan ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Flavelle: Medicare pay reform misses the bigger question

    Tuesday’s announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services, setting firm targets for shifting Medicare away from fee-for-service payments, ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Ponnuru: Obama's war on homemakers

    Democrats have a knack for stumbling into trouble with mothers who aren’t in the paid labor force.In ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Our View: Buying Protano property a good step

    The polluted, abandoned junkyard formerly known as Protano’s Auto Parts at 1151 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb is a great example of a situation where govern ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Dvorak: Anti-vaxxers put others at risk, too

    The parents who are against vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella and other childhood diseases have proved a point – and it’s a scary one. They are no ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Another View: Making rules matter in the NFL

    Let’s get straight to the bottom line in the furor over the New England Patriots reportedly deploying underinflated footballs in their 45-7 romp over ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Matt Duffy: DeKalb chamber honors the past

    As we look for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently, it’s easy to overlook the accomplishments of those who got us to where we are to ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Barone: Turning the page on Obama's failures

    It’s not in the printed text, but the most revealing words in President Barack Obama’s seventh State of the Union address came near the end. After the ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Housing-market headwinds impede recovery

    U.S. housing activity remains weak despite six years of government aid, interest from overseas buyers, rock-bottom interest rates and massive purchase ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Another view: Taxing college piggy bank withdrawals

    President Barack Obama has caused a furor with his plan to tax withdrawals from so-called 529 plans, a tax-advantaged savings account through which fa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Our view: No respect? Eliminate the office

    If comedian Rodney Dangerfield were still alive, he would sympathize with the office of Illinois lieutenant governor.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Office workers have long stood up against sitting

    To sit or to stand? That is the question for a growing number of office workers, after a flurry of reports suggesting that remaining seated at a desk ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Harrop: Google Glass joins failure hall of fame

    Google Glass has entered the annals of spectacular product failures.Many bright ideas have foundered ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Another view: Plan to boost middle class could help

    President Barack Obama pulled off quite the stunt in his State of the Union speech last week: He helped the middle class by offering a dead-on-arrival ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
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