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  • Domestic violence awareness

    To the Editor:October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.Domestic violence is on the front of soci ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Outdoor cats attack, too

    To the Editor:I read in your newspaper and saw on TV that attorney Steven Cuda and his wife were att ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: TIF talks encouraging

    When it comes to tax increment financing, it’s almost unheard of to see a municipality and a school district work together for the benefit of both sid ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A country with amnesia

    To the Editor:Despite the best efforts of the coexist-bumper-sticker crowd, our world remains an inc ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Illinois struggles while its neighbors prosper

    SPRINGFIELD – For every new job created in Illinois since January 2010, two people have signed up for food stamps.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Vikings, Panthers and NFL finally get it right

    The Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers have gotten it right now by placing Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy on the commissioner’s exempt list, a sp ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Not deserving of office

    To the Editor:Steve Reick’s letter to the editor (“Clearing the record,” Aug. 25) was priceless.Rare ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Township ‘frugality’

    To the Editor:Before it became what it is, township government once had a purpose.This was back in t ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Deadline to register to vote nears

    The November election still is a little less than seven weeks away, but you have less than three weeks remaining to register to vote in this election.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hatred for Randall Road

    To the Editor:I hate Randall Road, and the county plans to add more Randall Road for me to hate.Why ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Hillary's 'steak' is not well done

    Before his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: “She is much more p ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Event takes steps to conquer Chiari malformation

    Huntley native Anna Vance’s headaches began when she was a competitive gymnast during junior high. Unfortunately, no one believed she was in severe pa ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Petri: Sometimes a watch should just be a watch

    No, Apple. This time you have gone too far.You might have made an Apple Watch, but for once, I must ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Our anthem celebrates its birthday

    Besides maybe baseball and apple pie, is there anything more infused with America’s values and patriotism than “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Learn ‘socialism’ definition

    To the Editor:Chances are that if you are using the word “socialism” to describe anything that is ha ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
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