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  • Chris Christie’s Social Security proposal

    Don Quixote tilted at windmills. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seems bent on running for president, even after his reputation took a whack over that ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Making it easy to report

    The Northwest Herald Editorial Board offers this week’s thumbs up and thumbs down:Thumbs up: To the ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • On cyberbullying

    To the Editor:The story in Monday’s newspaper (“Illinois changes to cyberbullying codify reality sch ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Healthier Halloween

    To the Editor:Six months from now is the worst day of the year for me on many levels: as a Christian ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Headline news

    To the Editor:Over 40 years have passed since two highly ambitious, energetic reporters doggedly pur ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Worth a try

    To the Editor:Let us imagine what would happen if every police confrontation at a traffic stop would ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Why strengthening FOIA is so important

    President Barack Obama has routinely promised greater transparency within the federal government. Now, Congress is making strides towards achieving th ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Keeping prep athletes safer must be priority

    Head injuries in football and all sports are serious business, no doubt.While progress has been made ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:47 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
  • Peterson: Take a picture, but the drive will last longer anyway

    The 5˝ miles of Route 14 between Woodstock and Crystal Lake is being rebuilt and expanded to two lanes in each direction, a long overdue improvement.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Ponnuru: Democrats offer a delusional Social Security plan

    Social Security has a long-term funding gap that just keeps growing.Neither political party has a pl ...
    April 16, 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
  • Our View: Be alert for storm damage scams

    In the wake of tragedy, there often is an unfortunate side effect while communities attempt to rebuild.
    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
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