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  • Thomas: Rudy Giuliani questioning President Obama's love not legitimate

    Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is taking some heat – and winning praise in some quarters – for remarks he made at a private dinner ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Head's spinning

    To the Editor:My, oh, my, it sure is easy to use “spin” to explain away any course of action.Take th ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Not so sweet on sugary tax

    Taxing sugary drinks in Illinois was a bad idea last year, and it remains a bad idea this year.The H ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Don't curb competition

    To the Editor:District 155 is considering eliminating class rank in large part because it is stressf ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Photos bring standards of beauty into focus

    Mixed messages are by their nature confusing. What, if anything, are we supposed to believe?When it ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Letter: Human trafficking forum

    To the Editor:Did you know there are an estimated 27 million people enslaved in the world today?That ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: What are we going to do about Creepy Uncle Joe Biden?

    When Joe arrives, everyone he knows (Jill, Barack, Michelle, Sasha and Malia, John (Kerry), John (McCain) and several women he recognizes only from ha ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Budget pain needed to fix Illinois

    When it comes to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed state budget, it seems everyone is unhappy.Rauner subm ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Treat e-cigs differently

    To the Editor:The recent push to treat e-cigs like regular cigarettes is asinine.There are four ingr ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Rauner's budget not as 'honest' as advertised

    After he was elected, but before he was sworn into office, Bruce Rauner repeatedly lambasted former Gov. Pat Quinn and legislative Democrats for passi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Letter: Human side to savings

    To the Editor:Saving money is critical to keeping Illinois running, but we can’t ignore the human si ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Suspend lawmakers

    To the Editor:NBC News has given Brian Williams a timeout for six months as a result of his lying ab ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Respect our flag

    To the Editor:I am a veteran, and as I travel around the area, I am deeply appalled by the manner in ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hentoff: President Obama moves to extend U.S. lives

    After such customary Obama administration un-American news as “U.S. Will No Longer Report Guantanamo Hunger Strikes” (ABC News/AP, Dec. 4,) there sudd ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Taking back government

    To the Editor:A public thank you is in order to state Rep. Jack Franks for having the courage to cha ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
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