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  • Our view: Thumbs-down to the Lt. Joe Gliniewicz saga

    Thumbs-down: To the continued unraveling of the hero image that had been created around former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Our View: Let's never 'fall back' again

    Americans are tired of craving lunch at 11 a.m. and being awakened at 5 a.m. by their children when we “fall back.”
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Our View: Make insurers pay out death benefits

    Sometimes people leave us unexpectedly, before we have a chance to say goodbye, and before they think to put their affairs in order. Other times, peop ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Our view: Gliniewicz's last theft his largest

    In the end, law enforcement was searching for three suspects who didn't exist in the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Our View: Tax hike holds little promise for DeKalb

    City officials in DeKalb want to increase property taxes by 37 percent, a tax hike that would cost the owner of a house with an assessed value of $150 ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Our View: Budget won't pass without compromise

    If the reports are to be believed, Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders plan to meet Nov. 18 to discuss the state budget impasse.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:44 pm
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