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  • OUR VIEW: Claws come out in battle against referendums

    If Illinois’ political leaders were half as good at solving our state’s problems as they are at keeping voters from having their voices heard, our sta ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Pitts: Half way is still only half way

    “But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert FrostSen. Richard Russell cal ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • REEDER: Unlikely activist just putting son first

    WASHINGTON – Pam Harris is just a Lake County mom looking after her disabled adult son.She’s not a p ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Barone: Liberals champion free speech – except in politics

    I’m old enough to remember when American liberals cherished the freedom of speech guaranteed by the First Amendment. They celebrated especially the fr ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Letter: Fighting scourge of drug overdose deaths

    To the Editor:Many DeKalb County residents do not know that drug overdose is a national epidemic.On ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Letter: Fight back against peddlers of porn

    To the Editor:On Friday, the owner of The Paperback Grotto in downtown DeKalb made the front page of ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • 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
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