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Opinion

  • Letter: Sycamore impact fees aren't high enough

    To the Editor:When I was running for Sycamore City Council some years back, I went house to house to ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb’s future, part II: “any port in a storm”

    To The Editor:Why are some people moving away from DeKalb while others are moving to DeKalb?  What a ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Summer reading no escape from Illinois’ problems

    Have you read any good books lately?New publications for the summer of 2015 certainly have some inte ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Letter: We can all compensate for government shortfalls

    To the Editor:Upon reading a Daily Chronicle article on adults in group homes having their $60 month ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Another View: Funding needed to fight fraud

    While the federal health care program still is a long way from providing insurance to every American who needs it, the program is apparently pretty go ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Barone: Divided Dems causing party problems

    America’s two major political parties have a difficult task: Amassing a 51 percent coalition in a nation that has always been – not just now, but from ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Letter: Thoughts for our future

    To the Editor:Soon the Dekalb City Council will be making a vote that decides if potential buyers of ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Our View: Seeking a union is taking a risk

    Plans to unionize and seek contracts and pay increases by workers at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College might seem to make sense for ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Another View: United States in ecological deficit

    The U.S. is using more natural resources than can be regenerated within its borders, according to a new report by international think tank Global Foot ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Bernstein: Trump, Sanders and Obama's stagnant ratings

    Believe it or not, the presidential race has been astonishingly stable for the past six months. But will it stay that way for the rest of the “invisib ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Harrop: Sensitivity over at Gawker

    The truth will set you free, the more horrible the better. And the more humiliating the truth the richer you get – certainly if you’re Nick Denton, fo ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Stossel: The war on Uber

    Hillary Clinton gave a speech warning that the new “sharing economy” of businesses such as the ride-hailing company Uber is “raising hard questions ab ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Pesek: Banks, markets switching gears in international finance

    For decades, central banks lorded over markets. Traders quivered at the omnipotence of monetary authorities – their every move, utterance and wink a r ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Another View: Paper beats digital

    Books are dead, right? The Internet is where it’s at, powered by iPhones and iPads and Kindles and PCs and anything else bright, shiny and laden with ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Another View: Sandra Bland should not have died in jail

    Sandra Bland should not be dead.The official account of how Bland, a 28-year-old African-American wo ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest