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  • Eric Olson: City went with sure thing in University Village vote

    The DeKalb City Council could have fought harder for structural changes at University Village.The ne ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Huskies playing at No.1 Ohio State

    Thumbs-up: To the Northern Illinois University football team, which heads into Ohio Stadium in Columbus to take on No. 1- ranked Ohio State today. The ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Connie Schultz: Weren't we supposed to be the feminists?

    I was going to let it go, I swear.All this female snark heaped on the Miss America pageant? I told m ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Our view: Rain, rain, go away

    This might be the last year we call it the Castle Challenge – but we sure hope it won’t be the end of a community fundraising event that’s proven to b ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Ponnuru: Republican tax plans suffer from Romney redux

    Three of the Republican presidential candidates have produced comprehensive plans for tax reform: first Marco Rubio, then Rand Paul and now Jeb Bush. ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Our View: DeKalb City Council majority votes pro zoning

    The DeKalb City Council has voted, and the majority has decided that rezoning University Village so that Security Properties can buy and rehab it is t ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Letter: Body cams will show abuse of police

    To the Editor:In the Sept. 12 edition of the Daily Chronicle, an Associated Press article about poli ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Letter: Bipartisan opposition to bad Iran deal

    To the Editor:The Iran Deal op-ed missed the point (and showed its bias) while bashing Republicans. ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Pitts: An elegy for John Gibson

    This is an elegy for John Gibson.He was a married father of two, a pastor and a professor at New Orl ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Our View: ‘Destination DeKalb’ effort worthy of support

    In November, the DeKalb community will once again have the opportunity to showcase itself to high school athletes and their families from around Illin ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Tucker: The right to bury the (online) past

    Imagine your 18-year-old daughter is decapitated in a car accident. Gruesome police photographs of her body are leaked onto the Internet. Every time s ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Barone: In praise of monarchy

    Some time in the early evening Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II broke a record: she became the longest-serving monarch in British history, beating her gr ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Our View: Time for urgency on state budget

    If Illinois’ state government were a house, things would be just fine in the living room, but there’s a fire smoldering in the attic.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Another View: Lobbyists shouldn't choose school lunch menu

    Five years ago, Congress brought some healthfulness to the National School Lunch Program, which spends more than $10 billion a year to feed about 30 m ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • ​Harrop: Jeb accuses Trump of being a New Yorker

    Jeb Bush complains that the political media have not treated Donald Trump as a serious candidate. They have not dissected Trump’s eclectic stances, wh ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:18 pm
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