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  • Hunt: Torture report recalls CIA's past for two veterans

    WASHINGTON – Two wise veterans of America’s national security wars were of mixed mind after the release last week of the Senate Intelligence Committee ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Trail etiquette

    To the Editor:While some of us are impatiently awaiting some decent snow to play in, I thought it mi ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Borders before amnesty

    To the Editor:Regarding Carlos Acosta’s letter about the president’s executive order on amnesty (“Su ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Disappointed in Althoff

    To the Editor:State Sen. Pam Althoff recently pushed through a new law to increase costs on individu ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Time is right for ‘e-fairness’

    Congress approved a huge omnibus bill last weekend with more than a trillion dollars in federal spending and a Christmas-tree-sized list of add-on mea ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sour grapes

    To the Editor:Ron Eck Jr.’s letter (“McHenry County GOP’s shift,” Nov. 24) was written with such elo ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Better sunscreen ahead

    To the Editor:Thank you, Congressman Peter Roskam, for co-sponsoring the Sunscreen Innovation Act.Be ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Celebrate the holidays responsibly

    Are you traveling somewhere for the holidays? You’re definitely not alone there.AAA estimates that m ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Why are Illinois taxpayers subsidizing team owners?

    SPRINGFIELD – It appears Gov. Pat Quinn cleared the way for his 30-year-old campaign aide, Lou Bertuca, to start drawing a $160,000-year taxpayer-fund ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Our View: Still time for charity

    Christmas is a time of giving to family and friends.Why not extend that generosity and give to those ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Real story in McHenry?

    To the Editor:In response to Mr. Popovich’s letter (“Don’t blame Low,” Nov. 18), you felt my letter ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Sheriff's heavy hitters

    To the Editor:In Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 Northwest Herald articles about the new McHenry County sheriff, y ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: FOIA under attack

    To the Editor:Transparency at all levels of government has been under siege in recent years, and the ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

    INDIANAPOLIS – If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana would be ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: TV singing show fosters diva delusions

    It’s safe to say that I will never be named a winner of “The Voice.”But that hasn’t stopped me from ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
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