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  • Our View: Thumbs up to Egyptian Theatre donor

    Thumbs up: To an anonymous local donor who has pledged to match donations the Egyptian Theatre can raise by Aug. 15, up to $25,000. Besides the genero ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Our View: DeKalb development no easy task

    We’re on board with the DeKalb City Council’s decision to hire a full-time staffer to specialize in economic development – provided it produces tangib ...
    July 11, 2014 - 6:17 am
  • Our View: Rules apply to online expression

    We often lament the lack of civility in today’s virtual society, but it bears noting that those who make critical comments online are not immune from ...
    July 10, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Our View: ‘Al the Pal’ will be missed

    What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died Sunday at the age of 86, do for you?For starters, ...
    July 9, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Our View: Fiscal outlook is even worse

    As bad as Illinois’ fiscal outlook is now, it’s hard to imagine it getting any worse.But not only ca ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Our View: Thumbs up to the Civil Rights Act on its 50th birthday

    Thumbs up: To 50 years of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, made discriminat ...
    July 4, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • OUR VIEW: Removing obstacles to voting

    Voting is the most basic principle of democracy.Yet few people exercise their right to vote. A lot o ...
    July 3, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • 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
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