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Opinion

  • Our view: Careful on the road as school starts

    If you can believe it, summer break is over and DeKalb County school children have begun heading back to school.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Pitts: Nation divided by perceptions of reality

    “Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free”– John 8:32Or maybe not.Far be it from ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Planting seeds as a new school year starts

    The last half of the calendar year is not typically a time one thinks about starting anew – that mentality is usually associated with the spring and t ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Barone: Nationalism not necessarily a bad thing

    Google “Donald Trump” and “nationalism” and you’ll get more than 1 million results, the large percentage of which are, to judge from the top hits, neg ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Tucker: Harsh drug sentences take toll on black lives

    On a Sunday morning in late July, in a small town in southwest Alabama, Barbara Moore Knight gave her fellow church members news that brought spontane ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Another View: Senate should act on Obama's Supreme Court nominee

    It has been almost six months since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly, and almost five months since President Obama nominated Mer ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs-up: To Americans dominating at the Olympics in Rio. This week, Michael Phelps added to his record medal total, seemingly untouchable in every s ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Letter: Time between bells only part of teacher's day

    To the Editor,I am writing concerning your editorial suggesting that teachers have a choice whether ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Borowicz: Kishwaukee College –keeping it local

    In just three short weeks, the fall semester will be upon us, and Kishwaukee College will once again be bustling with students.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Our View: As governor, Blago gave leniency the cold shoulder

    News coverage of Tuesday’s resentencing hearing of Rod Blagojevich certainly tugged at the emotions of those who both support and oppose leniency for ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Letter: Thanks, Obama

    To the Editor:Just heard on the news that health insurance coverage next year will increase 25 perce ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Letter: Help Genoa-Kingston United Way

    To the Editor:Genoa-Kingston community members, are you aware that the Genoa-Kingston United Way has ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Olson: 5 takeaways from state of D-428 teacher talks

    Things are starting to get serious in the contract impasse between DeKalb School District 428 and its teachers union.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Letter: Sanders sells out his revolution

    To the Editor:I didn’t agree with his ideas about this country, but candidate Bernie Sanders helped ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Partying like a mother

    The most entertaining island I have ever been to is Mykonos, Greece. My bestie, Annie, and I had a blast there, footloose and fancy free four wheeling ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 9:20 am
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