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  • Another View: The heroin emergency

    Not even the federal government can solve the nation’s growing heroin epidemic on its own, but it could always do more.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Harrop: Audience members are getting lousy reviews

    Broadway star Patti LuPone made headlines recently when she grabbed a cellphone from a woman texting in the second row. It may have helped that she wa ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Letter: City has no liability in University Village situation

    To the Editor:The story “Housing plan to get 1st reading,” (p. A1, Aug. 15) quoted Attorney Emily Co ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Letter: Change at DeKalb Clinic is costing patients

    To the Editor:On Aug. 5, it was announced that KishHealth System will merge with Northwestern Memori ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Stossel: Breaking the rules for a better future

    Humans need rules. Rules make life more predictable. But when the rules multiply, the world needs some rule-breakers.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down: Celebrating the farmers market

    Thumbs-up: To 20 years of the DeKalb Farmers’ Market. Vendors, shoppers and officials gathered at the weekly open-air market Thursday in Van Buer Plaz ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Another View: The silver lining in Gold King disaster

    On the morning of Aug. 5, high in the Colorado Rockies, contractors for the Environmental Protection Agency were digging through dirt and rock at the ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Olson: 'Just showing up' worth a trophy

    There have been a lot of adults recently talking about how giving trophies to children “just for participating” sends a dangerous message of entitleme ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 7:40 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb alderman's University Villiage concerns

    To the Editor:The DeKalb City Council would be foolish to go along with Security Properties’ plan to ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Another View: Restarting reactors a good move

    The meltdown in 2011 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor terrified people in the densely packed nation of Japan, persuaded the government to clos ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Our View: State shouldn't shelve enterprise zones for good

    We might be able to hold a state fair without a budget plan, but apparently enacting incentive plans designed to grow jobs in Illinois is going too fa ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Schultz: Congressman Lou Stokes, warrior and friend

    One of my most enduring memories of former Rep. Lou Stokes is from the fall of 2008, two days before the presidential election. Lou was looking dapper ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Letter: DeKalb’s future, part III: It takes a Village

    To the Editor:It takes a Village to line the pockets of out-of-town millionaires on the backs of the ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Wilkinson: Republican immigration conversation unravels

    Donald Trump’s new immigration plan would lead to the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Another View: U.S. must stop ignoring Egyptian brutality

    Egypt’s rising authoritarianism has been met with a collective shrug in Washington, which sends Cairo $1.3 billion in military aid each year.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:54 pm
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