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  • Letter: Fiscal discipline lacking in government

    To the Editor:The company I work for is a large multinational firm, with more than 100,000 employees ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Our View: Good news on employment

    Thumbs-up: To good news on the employment front. The U.S. Department of Labor reported this week that employers added 255,000 jobs in July, with the u ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Olson: Man's first swing in a year pays off big

    Some people fail to see the attraction of golf.I get it: The game is hard. You can go out and spend ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Our View: Olympic spirit better than Olympic model

    Beginning today and for the days to come, the eyes of the world will focus on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, site of the Summer Olympics.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Schultz: Voting like a woman

    A popular mantra of political discourse in this presidential season involves lecturing women not to cast our votes as women.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • McCaleb: Sharing memories of an Olympics past

    With opening ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro today, memories of the 1996 Games in Atlanta have started to come back.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Letter: Sycamore council discourages public participation

    To the Editor: The DeKalb County Board voiced concern over voter turnout and political involvement. ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Our View: Recognizing realities in D-428

    These are hard times for property taxpayers in DeKalb School District 428, a reality that must be acknowledged by everyone.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Olson: Residents opened wallets for Bernie

    Bernie Sanders’ populist campaign for the Democratic nomination for president clearly stirred the enthusiasm of DeKalb County residents.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Pitts: Dems' response reminds us of us

    In the end, it wasn’t even close.After a GOP gathering in Cleveland that had all the incandescent jo ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Letter: D-428 board has damage control ahead

    To the Editor: The parents and students in DeKalb School District 428 have my sympathy. How unfortu ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Letter: Mayor must address residents, council

    To the Editor: Last year, I pointed out that the mayor of DeKalb is required to present the State o ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Cheeky Mama: Hannah Jo's village

    The African proverb explains that “it takes a village to raise a child.”Oh, do I know this quote all ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Barone: Not clear if either party has winning strategy

    What is the campaign strategy for the two political parties? Clues can be had from the responses to a question I asked about a dozen dignitaries of ea ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Letter: Sheriff: Officers fortunate to have local support

    To the Editor:Throughout my career, I rarely have written – but often have read – letters to the edi ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 12:05 am
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