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  • Editor's Desk: Save us all time, don't merge until you have to

    If you use Facebook, maybe you’ve seen one of these diagrams that show a long line of traffic in one lane, and one car in another open lane that is ab ...
    July 5, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Editor's Desk: The Founding Fathers led a radical movement

    The 56 men who signed off July 4, 1776, on a document saying that their 13 colonies were really independent states and that they “hold these truths to ...
    July 4, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Stock markets and election years

    Presidential election years are traditionally good years for the stock market according to the Stock Traders Almanac. This is partly explained by incu ...
    July 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Beard survives as souvenir from trip out West

    You can’t go to the mountains without coming back feeling a little rugged.Ruggedness for men means b ...
    July 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Give political scientists a break for the holiday

    When I was but a wee political scientist, I remember reading old-timey American political scientists writing that two things ailed American politics: ...
    July 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: Cinco chips and other slight mishearings

    I mishear things, but it’s not my fault. Like many of my fellow elderly mishearing peers, there’s something wrong inside my ears.
    July 2, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Berg: Illinoisans revolt against nation’s highest property taxes

    Bob’s Countryside Barber Shoppe is a pillar of the Wonder Lake community.Since 1962, Bob Anderson ha ...
    July 1, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Editor's desk: Another whopping tax increase coming

    Are you ready for the state of Illinois to take more of your money?With the passage Thursday of a st ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Editor's desk: Readers have had enough, too

    Some readers called for term limits. Others said lawmakers shouldn’t be paid. A few said it was time for all of them to go.
    June 30, 2016 - 6:47 am
  • Ponnuru: Republicans find a key to dismantle Obamacare

    Paul Ryan has gotten his often fractious House Republicans to endorse an outline of a plan to replace Obamacare, although not yet an actual piece of l ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Let Illinois leaders know: Adopt a state budget

    We don’t often express our opinion on the front page of the newspaper. Today, we make a rare except ...
    June 29, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Oliver: Merger madness brings road rage regret

    You probably wouldn’t know it by looking at me that an aggressive driver lurks within.I’m not proud ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Editor's Desk: Hoping Chicago Cubs can follow Cavs to break curse, maybe

    My late father brainwashed me when I was young.I’ve told that jokingly – nostalgically – to countles ...
    June 28, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Peterson: GPS now rides shotgun with Rand McNally

    I believe in state highway maps to get me from one place to another anywhere in these United States.
    June 25, 2016 - 11:56 pm
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