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  • Our View: Eyes are on Rauner's visit to DeKalb

    As we’d recommend to anyone, we hope Gov. Bruce Rauner takes a look at the Daily Chronicle as he makes his way through DeKalb today.
    March 5, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Ponnuru: A tax plan Republican purists should learn to love

    Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio have come up with the most pro-growth tax reform since Calvin Coolidge’s presidency. That’s a point that could easil ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Another View: Logical route to uphold ACA

    With the Supreme Court again examining the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, it has have several logical, principled paths to avoid tearing apart a la ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Letter: D-427 budget cut choices are same sad tune

    To the Editor: It couldn’t be just me who’s tired – exhausted, in fact, from the lack of creativity ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: America needs real representation

    To the Editor:I’m a car guy. Long before I’d heard of climate change, I developed a love of fast car ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Our View: A time-honored learning tradition

    Not too many traditions of early 1900s country schoolhouses remain in the 21st century.Students in a ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Barry Schrader: Scotty and Sally Reston remembered in Sycamore

    Longtime Sycamore residents will remember Judge William Fulton and his wife, Laura, who spent their lives here, and their daughter, Sally, who married ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Another View: Squeezing the vulnerable

    According a report in Monday’s New York Times, the Justice Department is preparing to tell the embattled Ferguson, Missouri, police department to shap ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Our View: Sober house not welcome in Sycamore

    It should be clear that the city of Sycamore has no intention of allowing DeKalb County to operate a sober living facility on any property the county ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Scott Reeder: Wisconsin's unions have boosted Walker

    MADISON, Wis. – It’s not every day I interview someone dressed in nothing but bright red long johns and a medieval Viking helmet standing in the middl ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Leonard Pitts: 'My Girl' – 50 years and counting

    There are sounds it feels like you’ve known forever, sounds that have been in your ear so long, it’s hard to believe they were ever new. One of those ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Hunt: Hillary Clinton doesn't need a marketing expert

    Hillary Clinton has enlisted a Coca-Cola marketing whiz to help brand her expected presidential campaign.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Another View: Netanyahu shares concerns about Iran

    However politically unwise it is for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress today, his message on U.S. and European negotiation ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Barone: Watch out for China winning '100-year marathon'

    In reflecting on relations between the United States and China, Henry Kissinger in his 2011 book, “On China,” notes that since he and Richard Nixon ve ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Our View: Springfield renews assault on transparency

    Here we go again.Some lawmakers in Springfield again are taking aim at making government less transp ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:43 pm
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