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  • Letter: Fight back against scourge of porn

    To the Editor:Imagine my surprise and shock when I hit the Google button on my computer and the word ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Barone: Will independents’ Support dissipate in key races?

    One question I’m asked in every electoral cycle is, “What are the surprise races in this election?” My answer in recent years has been, “There are no ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Letter: Luebke in touch with District 9 voters

    To the Editor:My name is Jim Luebke, Democratic candidate for DeKalb County Board District 9, and I ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Schrader: Can you still smell mother’s cookies?

    Not being very domestic (only making pancakes or scrambled eggs on Saturday mornings during my lifetime) I really had not given a lot of thought to th ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Harrop: Oh, for a table to eat on

    I was hungry and between flights at Atlanta’s airport, “the world’s busiest.” So I wandered the corridor looking for a clean place to sit and eat some ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Letter: Not all the 'robins' have gone south

    To the Editor:It’s October and many of our migratory feathered friends have left for sunnier, warmer ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Letter: Other options besides raising taxes

    To the Editor:Having read previous Letters to the Editor about Sycamore Park Vision 20/20, and watch ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Letter: Support park district’s Vision 20/20 plan

    To the Editor:I am writing to express my support for the Sycamore Park District’s Vision 20/20.I hav ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Our View: Rauner gives Illinois hope

    Gov. Pat Quinn has had more than five years to guide Illinois toward a brighter fiscal future.Instea ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Carson: Keep Ebola out of America

    As the Ebola infection rate and death toll continue to rise rapidly on the African continent, many of us have become complacent with the measures we h ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Letter: Congressman Hultgren should debate opponent

    To the Editor:The deck has been stacked against an economy that works for everyone, except for the w ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Olson: Family grateful for help with vet bill

    Heather Lehnert’s husband, Chris, passed her the letter from a complete stranger with a $50 bill inside.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Akst: Columbus Day is lamest holiday

    Sweet! A three-day weekend begins today for lots of folks.Schools, banks and government offices will ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Our View: Train to deal with rail incidents

    For most people, the biggest hazard posed by the freight trains that roll through our communities is the threat of running late because of traffic bac ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Schultz: At last, Kate and Jackie are married

    Last Sunday, shortly after they exchanged their wedding vows, I witnessed something I’d never before seen in the 20 years I’ve known this couple.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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