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  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Should Republicans care about income inequality?

    We conservatives tend to get less worked up about economic inequality than liberals do, and I think we’re right about that.
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Our view: Gliniewicz's last theft his largest

    In the end, law enforcement was searching for three suspects who didn't exist in the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Pitts: Reality of implicit race bias

    I once read a question that went as follows:Two groups of young men are walking on opposite sides of the street. One group is black, the other, white. ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Our View: Tax hike holds little promise for DeKalb

    City officials in DeKalb want to increase property taxes by 37 percent, a tax hike that would cost the owner of a house with an assessed value of $150 ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Our View: Budget won't pass without compromise

    If the reports are to be believed, Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders plan to meet Nov. 18 to discuss the state budget impasse.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Barry Schrader: The day Bill Finn’s life nearly ended

    It only takes one split second for your life to change forever, or be ended. Bill Finn can tell you all about that experience.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Essig: Five myths about bacon

    When the World Health Organization last week linked consumption of processed meats to cancer, most of the articles bearing the bad news were illustrat ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Another View: China's promises must be verified

    The USS Lassen, a guided-missile destroyer, on Tuesday sailed by a reef in the South China Sea’s Spratly archipelago that China has built up into an i ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Harrop: Cities losing people, not brains

    The population of New Orleans fell 7.3 percent after Hurricane Katrina, but guess what? NOLA now has 40,000 more college graduates than before the dis ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Uncorked: Cuvaison wines run the gamut

    The rolling hills at Cuvaison were home to a dairy farm in the 1970s.But the early 1980s introduced ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Help needed to continue services for seniors

    To the Editor:Fox Valley Older Adult Services will not close today.The state of Illinois is at a bud ...
    Oct. 31, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Letter: Careful when limiting others' freedom

    To the Editor:I believe that too many people drive over the speed limit on Interstate 88, and auto m ...
    Oct. 31, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Gov. Bruce Rauner for making appearance in DeKalb County

    Thumbs-up: To Gov. Bruce Rauner for making another appearance in DeKalb County, this time to speak to the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. at ...
    Oct. 31, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Eric Olson: Gov. Bruce Rauner not holding anyone hostage

    Bruce Rauner’s holding Illinois hostage.At least, that’s what they’re saying about the state’s fresh ...
    Oct. 31, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Our View: Keeping kids safe on Halloween

    Halloween is a time to dress up, pretend and simply have fun at all kinds of Halloween-related activities, from costume parties to trick-or-treating.
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Thanksgiving food?
    Potatoes/sweet potatoes/yams
    Cranberry sauce