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  • Questions on my mind

    To the Editor:When my wife and I emigrated to the U.S., we had an American citizen sponsor us, guara ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson best candidate

    To the Editor:Well, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren has done it again.He is back home in Illinois on vacati ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Corporate greed

    To the Editor:Recently, a concerned letter writer indicated favor and support of “corporate deserter ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Weakened country

    To the Editor:America has become a leaderless, weak and direction-less country.We very recently were ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taking responsibility

    To the Editor:After the revelations of Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati’s deplorable, predatory acti ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Clearing the record

    To the Editor:On this page, I’ve been accused of being a deadbeat, a racist and one who crosses stat ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gardening tip

    To the Editor:For those readers who garden and maintain a compost pile, I have a tip for you.I recen ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thriving Lions Club

    To the Editor:Crystal Lake has a 60-member-strong, thriving Lions Club that has been serving Crystal ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Trade treaties

    To the Editor:Our free trade treaties such as the World Trade Organization and the North American Fr ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Strong in faith

    To the Editor:Re. Richard Perlick’s letter on Aug. 14.Praise God that Richard had the courage to spe ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Work underway at Johnsburg gas station

    JOHNSBURG – Work is underway on a 1,400-square-foot Murphy Oil Gasoline and Convenience Store on Route 31 next to the Wal-Mart Super Center in Johnsbu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • U.S. economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent this year

    WASHINGTON – The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor p ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

    NEW YORK – Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Video games come of age as spectator sport

    NEW YORK – Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades, ki ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

    DUBLIN – European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Middaugh: Is it smarter to pay off debts or invest?

    It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strength came from d ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Consumer confidence near a 7-year high

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • U.S. home price gains slow in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June – a cooldown that could continue for several more months.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Mimicking the airlines, hotels get fee-happy

    NEW YORK – Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hot ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm

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