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  • Our View: Don’t leave map drawing to those who will benefit

    The turmoil has partially subsided over a Chicago Little League team whose national title was taken away by Little League International.
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Harrop: The slave wears Prada: Red-carpet confusion

    Lupita Nyong’o picked up an Oscar last year for her searing portrayal of a scarred captive in “12 Years a Slave.”
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Eric Olson: My cellphone would bore spies stiff

    Even if they could, I’m pretty sure the National Security Agency isn’t listening to my cellphone calls, or to yours, either.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Letter: Support Medicaid –– invest in health

    To the Editor:As a result of recently enacted reforms, Illinois Medicaid program is in the midst of ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Letter: If DeKalb makes loan, it should collect

    To the Editor:Brian Bemis has a monopoly on the dealership scene in DeKalb, in Rochelle and a sister ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Carson: We have met the enemy, and he is not us

    BEN CARSON RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015We Have Met the Enemy, and He Is Not Us The graphic ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Our View: Rauner's budget means leaders need to find new ways to reach goals

    The budget proposal submitted this week by new Gov. Bruce Rauner includes plans for steep cuts in funding for higher education, Medicaid spending, loc ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down

    Thumbs up: To Genoa-Kingston’s spirited cheerleader. Sixty years after she graduated from G-K High School, Patricia Leffelman, 77, was voted runner-up ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • Another View: Safer energy transit plan needed

    America, and the world for that matter, uses lots of energy. The energy source used more than any other in the United State is oil – at 36 percent of ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • McArdie: Why Wal-Mart is raising everyday low wages

    By April, Wal-Mart workers will no longer be making minimum wage.The retail colossus, which has seen ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Schultz: Hit the road, Hillary

    In my wildest dreams, I would never suggest campaign strategy to Hillary Clinton, but in my wakeful hours, my temples pulse with ideas.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Our View: Council needs to hold themselves to higher standard

    The city of DeKalb should have sought a better deal with the U.S. Department of Justice. The agreeme ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • Jason Akst: Happy belated birthday, Gov. Bruce Rauner

    Think what you will about Gov. Bruce Rauner.The guy campaigned on certain ideas, won big, hit the gr ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Another View: Amazon's opposition to new drone regulations is misguided

    The Federal Aviation Administration, in its long, often thankless quest to impose order on the burgeoning drone business, has finally proposed some ne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Jackson-Hayes: We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training

    MEMPHIS – In business and at every level of government, we hear how important it is to graduate more students majoring in science, technology, enginee ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:04 pm
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