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    To the Editor:Let us imagine what would happen if every police confrontation at a traffic stop would ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rauner over constituents

    To the Editor:Last week, the McHenry County Board endorsed higher unemployment and lower wages for i ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Teaching: A gift to all

    To the Editor:Today, when I chose to teach special education, I had no idea what I was in for. I dis ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Imposing government views

    To the Editor:The Another View editorial published April 9 (“Climate change juice,” Lake Charles, Lo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Democrats' selective memory

    To the Editor:President George W. Bush was and still is attacked regularly by Democrats, including l ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Wonderful people in Harvard

    To the Editor:I want to recognize and thank the staff of Harvard High School.On the evening of April ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Recognizing Good Samaritan

    To the Editor:March 9, being a beautiful spring-like day, was a fabulous day to be out and about.Whi ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Pass a moral budget

    To the Editor:Once again, Congress is proposing in the 2016 budget to cut our nation’s social safety ...
    April 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Critical of Cary-Grove auditorium

    To the Editor:It has been some months now of driving past our Cary-Grove High School and looking at ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Cary has bright prospects

    To the Editor:I would like to thank the village of Cary for the great opportunity of running for the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand

    MIAMI – They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don't want it to taste like it's good for them.
    April 17, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed

    NEW YORK – Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows.
    April 17, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Pinterest turns 5

    NEW YORK – In its five short years of life, Pinterest has become “the” place where brides-to-be create wish boards of wedding china photos and do-it-y ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Two sides to trendy jumpsuits

    NEW YORK – Awards nights usually are reserved for showstopping gowns, but it one swoop, Robin Wright resisted the norm in a backless Ralph Lauren cust ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Time tomato plants just right

    Occasional warm, spring-like breezes and longer hours of sunlight kindle an urge in me to plant tomatoes, starting them indoors, of course.
    April 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Atwater: Learning to accept responsibility

    Denise had been in an alcohol-fueled car accident in 2006. It was a one-car accident, and, fortunately, she had no passengers.
    April 17, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • MCDH: Focus on men’s health

    In the 1900s, the life expectancy of men was two years shorter than women, according to the Illinois Department of Health. In the United States, that ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • USDA: Standards for organic seafood coming in 2015

    WASHINGTON — After more than a decade of delays, the government is moving toward allowing the sale of U.S.-raised organic fish and shellfish. But don' ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Algonquin pool pass sales begin April 20

    Don’t miss out this summer. Purchase your pool pass and enjoy unlimited visits to the Algonquin Swimming Pool & Splashpad.
    April 16, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Review: 'While We're Young' is vintage Noah Baumbach

    For nearly a decade I’ve been holding out hope that Noah Baumbach would match the brilliance of “The Squid and the Whale.” And for 10 years, I’ve been ...
    April 15, 2015 - 4:33 pm

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