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  • Barone: Brexit causes elites angst – but Britain may leave EU anyway

    “Market Angst as U.K. Edges to Exit,” proclaims the headline on The Wall Street Journal’s lead story.
    June 21, 2016 - 1:22 am
  • Letter: Health department's declining funds led to referendum plan

    To the Editor:Thank you for highlighting the important work of the DeKalb County Health Department i ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • 'Eternal Indian' or 'Black Hawk Down'?

    If you’d like a “concrete” example of how the state budget impasse continues to wreak havoc, look no further than the Black Hawk Statue at Lowden Stat ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Property tax protests needed

    Last week, my colleagues at the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake covered a protest staged by a McHenry man, in which he paid the first installment of ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:19 am
  • Suellentrop: Five myths about video games

    For decades, video games have mystified people who don’t play them.The New York Times Magazine grapp ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Tucker: Obama's rebuke of Trump offers lesson for Hillary

    Fear, a complex web of neurological responses designed to aid survival, may well be the most powerful of human emotions. The reactions inspired by fea ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Another View: Britain needs to vote to remain

    The European Union is not popular just now. The EU’s median favorability rating in 10 major nations, encompassing 80 percent of its 508 million inhabi ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:30 pm
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    June 17, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Penkava: Call me Michael. Or Santiago. Or Money XL.

    I love the name Santiago. It has a rhythmic, melodic sound to it. Say it with me out loud, with the accent on the “a”… San-ti-á-go … San-ti-á-go … San ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Our View: Big responsibility, love part of dad's role in life

    Fatherhood is a gift, not only to a family, but often to a man himself. It is a part of a man’s life that is unlike what he shares with his friends, c ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Rogers: Why it's important the president says 'radical Islam'

    On Tuesday, in a remarkable display of arrogance and tone-deaf rhetoric, President Barack Obama, in an angry rant about why he doesn’t use the phrase ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • Schultz: After Orlando, a small-town pastor finds her voice

    unday started to bloom as it usually does for the Rev. Robin LaBolt, layer upon layer of her morning ritual gently unfurling.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Good morning, DeKalb County: Enough with the parent-blaming

    We’ve seen it at least twice in recent weeks: Something bad happens to a child, and people’s first reaction is to blame their parents.
    June 16, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Don't blame Supreme Court for inaction on guns

    A lot of people who want tighter gun control blame the Supreme Court for standing in their way. In 2008, a 5-4 majority read the Second Amendment to p ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Good Morning DeKalb County: IRS robots are coming for us

    “ ... Inform you that IRS is filing a lawsuit against you. To get more information about this case file, please call immediately on our department num ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:58 pm
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