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  • Our View: Shop locally on Small Business Saturday

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Pitts: Forgiving Cosby is asking a lot

    Wow. Just ... wow.So what’s next?Will it turn out Mother Teresa was a pornographer?Or Mr. Rogers a m ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • State's Attorney: We aggressively prosecute DUI offenders

    To The Editor:I am writing today on behalf of myself and my entire staff at the DeKalb County State’ ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Letter: Cosby castigated while Clinton gets a pass

    To the Editor:This is about 2 different Bills.One is a 77-year-old comedian who is supposedly a rapi ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Our View: New first lady for Illinois

    Illinois hasn’t had a first lady for nearly six years, since Patti Blagojevich, wife of the impeached and convicted Rod Blagojevich, left the position ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Letter: Cultural influences change Christmas’ meaning

    To the Editor: In response to John Beck’s Friday letter about Christmas (“Christmas not for celebrat ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:05 am
  • Letter: Duplicitous Obamacare falls well short of goal

    To the Editor: Okay, let me see if I’ve got this straight: The ACA is announced to help provide insu ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:04 am
  • Barry Schrader: This Thanksgiving, thank a soldier or a veteran

    It was the day before Veterans’ Day this month when Phyllis Cunningham told me the story of a long-forgotten World War II hero named Esket Baxter who ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Eric Olson: They're bringing in the trash, as promised

    For better or worse, more trash – and more cash – have begun rolling into DeKalb County.In August, W ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Our View: Community Gardens, family plant seeds of hope

    Thumbs-up: To a plan to turn a DeKalb County Community Gardens site into a working farm that provides employment to people with intellectual disabilit ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Letter: Christmas not for celebrating money and greed

    To the Editor: October wasn’t even over and the retailers were off and running. Fake Christmas trees ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Our View: Happy days at the gas pump

    The price of gasoline is a lot like the weather. Temperatures go up, they go down, weather extremes ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Jason Akst: Channeling Nancy Reagan

    Here’s a puzzler to break up the monotony: I’m thinking of a word. See if you can deduce what that word is. Here are some hints.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Letter: Memories of old-fashioned Thanksgiving

    To the Editor: I have reached an age where I am not expected to prepare the traditional feast on Tha ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Letter: Buchanan/Bloomberg column of Nov 18

    Memories of old-fashioned Thanksgiving To the Editor: I have reached an age where I am not expected ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:22 am
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