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  • Letter: Check out excellent work at Sycamore library

    To the Editor:For the past several months I’ve had the privilege of serving on the Sycamore Public L ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Letter: What were lawmakers thinking?

    To the Editor:It is finally being acknowledged that the so-called “pension crisis” was caused largel ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Letter: Same-sex marriage opposition does not equal hostility

    To the Editor:When same-sex marriage became legal in Illinois last year, my partner Rob Reinhold and ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Letter: Apology still needed from former fraternity members

    To the Editor:Since the tragic death of David Bogenberger, I’ve had mixed emotions of what the punis ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to all DeKalb County graduates

    Thumbs-up: To all our local graduates. Whether you’ve earned a bachelor’s degree, associate degree or advanced degree, or a high school diploma, or ev ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Stossel: As laws mount, time for disobedience

    Charles Murray, already controversial for writing books on how welfare hurts the poor, on ethnic differences in IQ and on (less controversial, but my ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Another View: Wrong on Medicaid

    It has always been irrational for states to decline to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Eric Olson: Connection between community, students clear

    Amy Deegan never knew David Bogenberger, but she’s one of many people still heartsick over his death in November 2012.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Bershidsky: Say goodbye to all those passwords you forgot

    This week, Google’s email service Gmail made a tiny change to its log-in procedure. A first screen asks for a username and leads to a separate screen ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Another View: Don't replace worst of the Patriot Act

    The Patriot Act was rushed through Congress 14 years ago amid the obvious fear following 9/11.Since ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Schultz: William Zinsser believed in your story, too

    If you’re one of the millions of readers who cherish William Zinsser’s book “On Writing Well,” then you may feel this week that you’ve lost a dear fri ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Our View: More security for U.S. consumers

    How safe is your personal financial information?There are more than 1 billion credit, debit and prep ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Ponnuru: Free-trade opponents get less logical by the day

    Elizabeth Warren’s arguments “don’t stand the test of fact and scrutiny.” The Democratic senator is “absolutely wrong.” She’s being “a politician like ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Another View: Solving middle-class debt problem

    Of all the burdens weighing on the American middle class, one has grown immensely in recent years: debt. Absent reform, it presents one of the gravest ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Lake: Jeb Bush sends mixed message on troop use

    It’s official. Jeb Bush now doesn’t know whether he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
    May 13, 2015 - 10:29 pm
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