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  • Penkava: Tales from the supermarket express lines

    I thought the word “express” meant fast, like Pony Express fast, where small, wiry cowboys rode baby horses across the Great Plains in the Old West’s ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Stewart: Understanding Changes to Illinois’ Right to Privacy Act

    The Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act was amended, effective Jan. 1, 2017, to broaden the scope of what an employer may not access or request from ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Austin Berg: Michael Madigan makes history as Illinois bleeds

    Illinois’ 100th General Assembly began with a whimper.That was the sound of House Democrats casting ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • At confirmation hearings, watch matchups

    Confirmation hearings usually are rituals featuring perfunctory performances and showboating. There will be plenty of both as Senate hearings begin on ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • Rubin: What's really behind Trump's Putin infatuation?

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump’s refusal to flat out concede that Russia tried to meddle in our election and to accept the findings of the ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Tired of all the negativity? Here’s an idea

    Years ago, when I was managing the night copy desk for this newspaper, my crew hit a rough patch. By that, I mean that we had a string of unfortunate ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • McCaleb: Fear drives vote for Madigan as House speaker

    A new General Assembly is sworn in Wednesday, followed by an election of chamber leaders.Barring som ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • Miller: Madigan becoming Rauner's white whale

    Back in December, Gov. Bruce Rauner was asked by a Chicago TV reporter whether he planned to run for re-election. Rauner said he wasn’t focused on suc ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: We're still suckers for celebrity speeches

    When some of the world was chattering and/or tweeting about what celebrities were wearing and the scolding Donald Trump was getting at the Golden Glob ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Sullivan: Bringing business back to small-town America

    How do we bring small businesses, shops and restaurants back to downtown Wonder Lake, filling vacant buildings and storefronts and reshaping and boost ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:53 pm
  • Rubin: Answers to 10 questions that will determine Donald Trump's fate

    Friday, President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in. More than most presidencies, uncertainty (for some, panic) may be the defining sentiment as th ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:07 pm
  • Begalka: Coffee shops have long had a place in McHenry County

    I was intrigued to read that Starbucks Coffee Corp. is poised to overtake McDonald’s Corp. as the world’s most valuable restaurant company.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Stiemke: Don't let the cold freeze your volunteer spirit

    Baby, it’s cold outside! Sometimes it’s easy to hide out in my house and not let the distractions enter in.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • McArdle: Some blue-collar workers shouldn't do pink jobs

    Why can’t a woman be more like a man? Henry Higgins demands to know in “My Fair Lady.” These days, labor economists are asking the opposite question: ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
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