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  • Our View: Missed chance at football rivalry

    There’s been a lot of fanfare regarding the non conference opponents that Northern Illinois’ football team will be facing in the years to come.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Letter: Watch Sycamore park video before casting vote

    To the Editor:I am writing to ask the community of Sycamore to view the online video for the Sycamor ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Letter: Genteman: I will serve people, not party

    To the Editor:DeKalb County’s property tax rate is 53rd highest in the country. Our County Board app ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Schultz: We needed to see the Ray Rice video

    Should we have seen the video of Ray Rice pummeling Janay Palmer Rice into unconsciousness?Unequivoc ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Our View: Remembering 9/11, 13 years later

    Today is the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States.It’s bee ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Ponnuru: Republicans shouldn’t hope Obama will save them

    What does it mean for a candidate or party to run on an agenda – a list of priorities and policies they intend to pursue in office – and how important ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Akst: Understanding poor service

    We stayed in a hotel in Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday on our way to see a friend in Minnesota.On Sat ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • Smith: Obama should visit Iran

    President Barack Obama has vowed to “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State, or ISIS. That will be difficult without boots on the ground, and i ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Pitts: Why are Red States so far behind?

    I have a question for my Republican friends.Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but alt ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Our View: ‘Tis the season for political attacks

    If you were in a college-level entrepreneurship class with an interest in starting your own business one day, would you want access to someone who had ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Letter: Quinn’s interpretation of law will hurt businesses

    To the Editor:Last month, Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation which the Illinois Department of Insuran ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Barone: Are Obama’s delusions dispelled yet?

    “If you watch the nightly news, it feels like the world is falling apart,” President Barack Obama told Democratic mega-contributors last month in one ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Our View: Ensure power for state prisons

    Power outages run the gamut from inconvenient to life-threatening.Somewhere on the higher end of tha ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Harrop: Celebs nix nude pix: Whose problem?

    The FBI is looking into what millions of people are looking at: hacked photos of naked celebrities. Pictures from the formerly private collections of ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • My beautiful faith is being overtaken by beheaders

    I was first invited to a beheading in Saudi Arabia while working as a physician in Riyadh. It was 1999, and I was an attending intensive care speciali ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:19 am
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