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  • Another View: Rising copays are barriers to care, not a spur to efficiency

    Obamacare’s goal to expand access to health care has been only halfway successful: More Americans have insurance, but a rise in cost sharing means few ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Another View: China's fear of the Web

    The digital revolution is still unfolding, disrupting, intruding – and being suffocated.Around the g ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Cherlin: The working class has gone missing

    Lost in the debate over the middle-class tax policies that President Barack Obama proposed in his State of the Union address is the puzzling disappear ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Barone: Obama's quest for a grand bargain with Iran seems unwise

    “We will extend a hand if you are unwilling to unclench your fist,” President Obama proclaimed in his inaugural address in January 2009.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Harrop: Should economic policy include a senior discount?

    We’ve seen senior discounts for buses. We’ve seen senior discounts at movie theaters. We’ve seen senior discounts in supermarkets.
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Reeder: 'Fair-share' challenge has to worry union bosses

    SPRINGFIELD – Should anyone be compelled to support a political cause they don’t believe in?That’s t ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Eric Olson: Looking over the Cortland landfill

    A Monday in February seemed like the perfect time to visit Waste Management’s landfill south of Cortland.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Carson: Vaccinations are for the good of the nation

    There has been much debate recently over vaccination mandates, particularly in response to the measles outbreak currently taking place throughout the ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Letter: A futile endeavor

    To the Editor:On Thursday, there was a Chronicle story about actions taken by the DeKalb County Boar ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to action in Sycamore Park District

    Thumbs-up: To moving from “vision” to “action.” After voters in the Sycamore Park District gave the thumbs-up to a plan for multiple improvements incl ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Letter: Something wrong with DeKalb website plan

    To the Editor:After some long and confusing discussion and negotiating at its Feb. 9 meeting, the Ci ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Jason Akst: Website redesign an opportunity lost

    The DeKalb City Council decided Monday (by a vote of 5-3) to spend $50,000 on an emergency website redesign.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Bernstein: Political fallout from gaffes is overrated

    At Vox, Matt Yglesias looked at the two-day ruckus about President Barack Obama’s botched description of the murders in a French kosher supermarket – ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Why I’m pulling for Brian Williams

    Newsrooms are snake pits. I say this with great affection.Newsrooms are tribal and competitive, fuel ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Another View: Internet law and order

    In the war over net neutrality, it’s clear where the country should end up. Americans should pay for the bandwidth they consume, and they should consu ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are there easily accessible biking paths near your home?
    Yes, and I use them
    Yes, but I rarely use them
    No