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  • Letter: Washington's strategy

    To the Editor:Clifford Evenson’s letters often pepper historical facts with inaccuracies, and his re ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Abortion is wrong

    To the Editor:In reply to the letter, “Reproductive hypocrisy,” the writer does not provide reliable ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Bowling for MDA

    To the Editor:Branch 825 National Association of Letter Carriers held a Bowl-a-Thon in honor of Tim ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Latest debate shows Republicans running in place

    The fourth Republican presidential debate left the spirited, crazy-quilt contest in the same place it was the day before.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Time to double down on daylight saving time

    The longest night of the year has just passed – the end of daylight saving time, when we turn the clocks back an hour at 2 a.m. to add another hour to ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Ponnuru: Republicans learn to love the value-added tax

    For conservatives, the phrase “value-added tax” once amounted to fighting words.Grover Norquist, the ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Fix assessment system

    To the Editor:Well over a hundred Burton Township residents recently attended a meeting at Richmond- ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Recognizing First Amendment rights should be a no-brainer

    From afar, we’ve watched what’s happened this week at the University of Missouri-Columbia with mixed emotions.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Community giving

    To the Editor:Thanks to every person and family who donated a coat, jacket, scarf or mittens to the ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: It's hard to fire government workers

    SPRINGFIELD – I couldn’t help but shake my head when I read the latest about police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Our View: Veterans deserve our thanks every day

    The birth of Veterans Day can be traced to Nov. 11, 1918.That’s the day World War I fighting between ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Locked beach idea sinks

    To the Editor: For many years, I have been doing volunteer work raking, weeding, burning, etc. at o ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Letter: Who will I vote for?

    To the Editor:With another presidential election fast approaching, I’ve been looking high and low fo ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Keystone kaput for now

    President Barack Obama’s unilateral rejection of the proposed Keystone-XL oil pipeline that would have brought petroleum and jobs to the U.S. is anot ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: County Board betrays voters

    To the Editor:McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller throws voters under the bus. Chairman Go ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
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