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  • Our View: Stay safe this July 4

    As far as birthday celebrations go, the Fourth of July is usually one of the best of the year.The Fo ...
    July 1, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Letter: Choose Randall Olsen in 16th District

    To the Editor:This November’s Congressional midterm elections are shaping up to be a battle for the ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Harrop: The Right’s mistake was waking the others

    The tea partyers made a serious blunder in Mississippi, costing them a runoff win: They carelessly slipped their magic passion potion to the oppositio ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Letter: Civil Rights Act an American landmark

    To the Editor:As we prepare to gather with friends and family to celebrate the Fourth of July, I wan ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Akst: Stopping the summer slide

    Summer is not even a week old yet, but the damage has already begun.The damage I refer to is the sum ...
    June 30, 2014 - 8:18 am
  • OLSON: Snapshot of DeKalb life in 1967

    I’ve long been fascinated by old newspapers.In my office I keep some old newspapers in frames. Most ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Letter: Government must pay debt to vets

    To the Editor:This month I was inducted into the DeKalb County Veterans Honor Roll.I want to thank t ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down: Like a good neighbor, 911 is there, too

    Thumbs-up: To the heroic actions of quick-thinking neighbors. When Betty Hink’s Malta home caught fire last week, several neighbors tried to rescue he ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • CARSON: Playing a name game with the Redskins

    The audacity of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in canceling the trademark of the Washington Redskins is frightening. When the government is in c ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Our View: Return robbery victim’s wedding ring

    More than seven months ago, a man stole a woman’s wedding ring at gunpoint at the University Heights apartments.
    June 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Schultz: Thank you, Washington Redskins

    Increasingly in my travels, a person will discover I’m from Cleveland and want to talk about Chief Wahoo.
    June 26, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Our view: Leave should not be a luxury

    There are but a handful of countries in the world that do not provide working mothers with any guaranteed paid maternity leave; the United States is o ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Europe euthanasia rulings sear debate

    PARIS – One French court acquitted a doctor of poisoning seven terminally ill patients while another ordered physicians to suspend treatment for a com ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Stossel: Reporters suffer for independent thought

    Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s story sounds familiar to me: A major network got tired of her reports criticizing government. She no longer works there.
    June 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Ponnuru: George Will, the Redskins and the new intolerance

    Once upon a time, Americans were able to go whole days, weeks even, without calling on someone to be fired for something they had said. Not anymore.
    June 25, 2014 - 9:45 pm
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