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  • German exceptionalism among economies

    If you live in an advanced economy – in Western Europe, Japan or the United States – odds are you’re in a funk. Unless you live in Germany.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Olson: Civil disobedience beats street lawyering

    I agree with Ryan Taylor and others who say that police “safety checkpoints” are unconstitutional.Pe ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Akst: We’re in the ‘red zone’

    U.S. colleges and universities are in the “red zone.”It’s not a team ranking system, an academic war ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Make city clerk a full-time job again

    To the Editor:I was the elected DeKalb City Clerk frokm 1977 to 1997, and loved my job.When the City ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Our View: Keep sex offenders away from bus stops

    Kudos to vigilant Genoa residents who had the presence of mind to check the Illinois Sex Offender Registry and learn an offender had moved in right ac ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Letter: VAC continues mission with public’s support

    To the Editor:In 2014, after more than 4 million rides and 2 millions meals, Voluntary Action Center ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Ponnuru: Obama mostly misses the point on tax inversions

    Corporate inversions – when American companies reincorporate abroad to lower their tax bills – have become a political controversy solely because of t ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Our View: Little sympathy for Crundwell

    Rita Crundwell, Dixon’s disgraced former city comptroller, apparently believes an injustice is about to be visited upon her personal finances.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Letter: Fake IDs can hurt your future

    To the Editor:As students have returned to college campuses for a new school year, I want to take th ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Letter: Community needs a bookstore

    To the Editor:A viable bookstore is as vital to the social and intellectual needs of the DeKalb area ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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