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  • Letter: Not comfortable with new-look Grotto

    To the Editor: In the Daily Chronicle’s June 27 story about the new look at the Paperback Grotto (“P ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Letter: Why no outrage for at killings of Christians?

    To the Editor: It seems as though there is plenty of outrage, including a great deal on ‘social medi ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Barone: Primaries show voters wary of tea party

    The standard thing to say about the various Republican primaries this year is that the tea party movement has lost one race after another. That’s a de ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Our View: Authors’ ideas could help RTA

    State Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican from Hinsdale, stepped down from the Senate the other day. We ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Harrop: Blue vs. blue does not equal red

    They are all Democrats, blue and blue. But like Republicans, they have opposing visions duking it out in the primaries.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Stossel: Patrolmen without borders

    If I drive across a U.S. border, I expect to stop at a Border Patrol checkpoint. But imagine driving to the grocery store, or Mom’s house, well inside ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to DeKalb County 4-H Fair and Illinois State Fair participants

    Thumbs-up: To local DeKalb County 4-H Fair and Illinois State Fair participants. Youth who raised animals over the past year displayed the culmination ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Carson: Spreading scourge of anti-Christian persecution

    Intolerance that fosters pogroms abroad is taking root in U.S. communities. Sobering and unforgettable images are projected across our TV and computer ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Olson: Devil is in the emails

    The Devil would be big into email. He might even have invented it, if he was taking the long view. E ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Guest View: NIU President Baker responds to criticism on raises

    I read with great concern Sharon May’s letter from Monday's Daily Chronicle questioning compensation for two of my senior people. I have no problem wi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Buchanan: Income cap might not be so crazy

    Concern about rising wealth and income inequality has generated all kinds of solutions, often focused on improving the lot of the people at the bottom ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • McArdle: President can't offer amnesty to immigrants

    On Sunday, Ross Douthat of the New York Times wrote an uncharacteristically blistering attack on the plan being floated by the Obama administration to ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Our View: Check out a farmers market

    This week is National Farmers Market Week, as proclaimed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Akst: Following up on utility prices

    After this column appears each week, I check online for comments. It’s great if somebody says something complimentary that sparks a deeper discussion.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Our View: Don't give up on consolidation plan

    Let’s hope that this year is the last one in which Illinois voters will elect both a comptroller and treasurer to statewide office.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:52 pm
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