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  • 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
  • Olson: Some advice: Don't take nude photos

    We ran a story in last week’s Lifestyle section about having “The Talk” with children, and it occurred to me how things have changed even as they’ve s ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Carson: Resisting Islamic State's demand for submission

    The Islamic State and other advocates of Shariah law are growing rapidly, along with their zeal to eradicate or convert all “infidels.”
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Letter: Climate change is here; EPA is needed

    To the Editor:I must counter the column of John Stossel of Fox News (“Today’s EPA bureaucracy a gree ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Letter: Rauner sends wrong message to students

    To the Editor:Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner visits a Northern Illinois University ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, Thumbs-down: Community a priority as Moxie’s closes

    Thumbs-up: To thoughtful retirement plans. Megan Morrison announced this week that she plans to close Moxie, a popular downtown DeKalb destination at ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:41 am
  • Schultz: Faith among the ashes

    We heard the singing before we saw the people.Hundreds had gathered under the cloudy sky, their voic ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Letter: Grocery shopping, then and now

    To the Editor:Shopping for groceries recently with my daughter, I recalled accompanying my mother as ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Letter: Cartoon unfairly blames Israel

    To the Editor:I thought the “Sketch View” cartoon by Dave Granlund that appeared on the Opinions pag ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Our View: Can housing bureau reduce noise problems?

    It will be interesting to see how the city of DeKalb’s Crime-Free Housing Program might affect the number of calls police receive about loud parties a ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Letter: Let’s unleash the DeKalb community

    To the Editor:Now that we have wrapped up another successful Corn Fest event, it occurs to me that t ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Our View: Beware of rabid bats

    Bats are a unique and important part of our ecosystem. They’re prolific eaters of insects; they’re the only mammals that can fly.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Ponnuru: Are Republicans staring at another 1998 fiasco?

    With elections looming in November, Republicans are counting on President Barack Obama’s unpopularity to deliver them control of the Senate.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:20 pm
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