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  • Letter: Enough police killings of unarmed blacks

    To the Editor:I cannot as a Christian and a thinking adult withhold my thoughts anymore on the const ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Letter: Bobcats vs. priorities

    To the Editor:Legislators incapable of solving the state’s financial crisis decided to put beneficia ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Our View: SBA loans for Fairdale a positive development

    We are pleased to see the federal Small Business Administration stepping up to offer low-interest loans to people, businesses and nonprofits affected ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Ponnuru: Rubio made bad financial choices, like everyone

    We already knew Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, was a risk-taker. If he were a cautious man, he wouldn’t have challenged a sitting governor for a Senate ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Letter: Rauner's agenda is real 'insanity'

    To the Editor:Regarding your editorial of May 27, “Stop the insanity, Mr. Madigan”.1. Your statement ...
    June 9, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Our View: Medical pot program slow to unfold

    Illinois’ pilot medical marijuana program has produced plenty of lawsuits and official delays thus far, but has yet to actually provide anyone access ...
    June 9, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Pitts: Limbaugh learns new normal isn't him

    I am not normal.This, I learned from a news story 35 years ago. The details have faded with the pass ...
    June 9, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Another View: Slowpokes get raw deal in Indiana

    What kind of lawmakers pass legislation that penalizes law-abiding citizens in an effort to ease the angst of lawbreakers?
    June 9, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Another View: Don't overreact to Chinese hacking

    Chinese hackers have become such a persistent presence on American computer networks – both public and private – that sometimes their meddling slips b ...
    June 8, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Barone: Hillary Clinton's slide in polls leaves her vulnerable

    “Despite everything,” the often interesting analyst Jamelle Bouie writes in Slate – “everything” includes “the email controversy, foreign donors and t ...
    June 8, 2015 - 8:34 pm
  • Kessler: Taylor Swift's influence felt in society, politics

    Next month, a zephyr of bipartisanship will blow through the nation’s capital. She will come swiftly. Now, all she has to do is stay.
    June 8, 2015 - 8:34 pm
  • Our View: Tackle state budget first, not last

    For years, the Illinois General Assembly has put off approving a state budget until the very end of its spring session.
    June 8, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Guest View DeKalb Mayor John Rey: Picture DeKalb community as a whole

    We have very positive things happening in this community. People are our greatest asset. Don’t let only the past or present dictate our future. We can ...
    June 8, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Letter: Illinois safety-net hospitals at risk

    To the Editor:Across Illinois, safety-net hospitals serve some of our most at-risk communities. They ...
    June 7, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Letter: We're not old, we're mellow

    To the editor:The following is a saying that was going around some years ago: “We too soon get oldt ...
    June 7, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Who should draw voting districts?
    Elected officials
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