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  • Schrader: Scandalous play rocks DeKalb Drama Club almost 100 years ago

    If I were a muckraking journalist a century ago, writing for the National Enquirer or whatever the scandal sheet of the day was then, I would have rel ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Hiatt: Hindsight from Iraq

    WASHINGTON – Last week, President Barack Obama defended the Iran agreement in part by dismissing its critics as people who supported the war in Iraq 1 ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Our View: Make mapping matter in Illinois

    In May, the Independent Map Amendment Coalition announced its petition drive to establish a nonpartisan independent redistricting commission in Illino ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Barone: A tough day for the President and his party

    Thursday was the biggest night of the political year so far, for what happened on the stage at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena and for what happened o ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Another View: Judge's 'no-pregnancy' order won't fly

    After Stephanie Fatland of Mason City, Iowa was convicted of child endangerment in a Floyd County case, District Judge James Drew suspended her 10-yea ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Harrop: Ethical hunters shocked by Cecil story

    BOZEMAN, Mont. – That picture of Cecil the lion’s corpse and the American dentist posing triumphantly over it was ghastly. Cecil had apparently been l ...
    Aug. 9, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Stossel: Gun lies, truths

    My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn’t even let me hold a fake gun on TV to demons ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs down

    Thumbs-up: To parents of children at South Prairie Elementary School for voicing their concerns about a new space-sharing agreement. Plans for Sycamor ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Eric Olson: Perception of atomic bombings changes with time

    Based on what they taught me in history class, the calculus was simple: The United States’ dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki ended Wo ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Akst: Betting on DeKalb County’s future

    There’s a saying about economists: You could line them all up, end-to-end, and they still would point in every direction.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Letter: Abortion atrocities more important than lion

    To the Editor:I full well realize that not all news stories can be carried by the Daily Chronicle. H ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Letter: Sycamore Angel Rebekahs are busy bees

    To the Editor:The busy bee and the beehive represent industry and community and they teach us to wor ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Ponnuru: Republicans should blame themselves for Trump

    Republicans are in a funk on the eve of the first presidential-primary debate.The party’s popularity ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Our View: Raising up talent for a better future

    With Illinois stuck in the second month of a budget stalemate, it’s hard to see much hope for compromise.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Another View: Wealthy oligarchy dominates 2016 election

    The United States may be turning a corner in presidential politics. Although the election itself is more than a year away, the latest reports to the F ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
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