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  • Letter: Prerequisite needed

    To the Editor:We should pass a law that makes having a $100,000-plus a year job a prerequisite for a ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Officer's time brings smile

    To the Editor:On May 9, there was an incident involving an officer with the Richmond Police Departme ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: District 155's arrogance

    To the Editor:On April 15, School District 155 appeared before the Crystal Lake Zoning Board with a ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Rauner contributions business as usual

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner contributed $400,000 last week to every Republican member of the Illinois House and Senate.
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Who is a journalist?

    My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the newsroom manager, “ ...
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Sniffling, sneezing just another rite of spring

    Spring finally is here, in all its glory. We waited long enough for it to get here, didn’t we?Except ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Letter: Food pantry thanks

    To the Editor:The board of directors of Grafton Food Pantry would like to thank the dedicated postal ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Petri: Picasso and Fox's Victorian sensibilities

    WASHINGTON – I wouldn’t believe it if it hadn’t happened.A Fox affiliate, Fox 5 NY, when talking abo ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Our View: More security for U.S. consumers

    How safe is your personal financial information?There are more than 1 billion credit, debit and prep ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Letter: Click it or ticket

    To the Editor:Law enforcement agencies will join the Illinois Department of Transportation and the I ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Miller: Republicans forced to choose between unions, Rauner

    Gov. Bruce Rauner had several House Republicans over to the Executive Mansion last week to ask them to vote “present” when the House Democrats’ called ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Letter: Franks, McSweeney a good team

    To the Editor:State Reps. David McSweeney and Jack Franks’ partnership in Springfield has yielded im ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Remember legislators' actions

    To the Editor:What’s going on in Springfield? How is it that state Rep. Jack Franks is appointed to ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Alternative education needed, but state cut is understandable

    Anyone who paid any attention to the Illinois gubernatorial campaign knew if Bruce Rauner was elected, cuts would be made in state spending. And anyon ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Is our world out of control?

    To the Editor:Losing our moral values is like nature’s wind out of control. Filling our minds with w ...
    May 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
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