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  • Letter: Stop taxing health care

    To the Editor:Sound tax policy is about more than just the government’s bottom line. It’s a tool oft ...
    June 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Response to Iraq letter

    To the Editor:In regard to the letter by David Harper (“Consequence in Iraq,” June 13), where did yo ...
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Lou Bianchi must be committed to full term

    McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi announced earlier this month he will seek a fourth term in office in next year’s election.
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: 6 things Jeb Bush revealed about his candidacy

    Jeb Bush’s speech announcing his presidential campaign confirmed some things we already suspected – such as the fact he’s running – but also revealed ...
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Food drive thanks

    To the Editor: On behalf of the men and women of the Fox River Grove Firefighters Association, I wou ...
    June 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Building statues? That's what politicians do

    SPRINGFIELD – Know any living Illinois politicians who deserve a $500,000 statue?Yeah, I didn’t thin ...
    June 18, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Letter: Prompt action necessary

    To the Editor:Rome once was the unquestioned ruler of the world for hundreds of years.Today, Rome is ...
    June 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Krauthammer's climate thoughts

    To the Editor:Our president again is pounding the climate change drum. In recent letters in this for ...
    June 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: China's big hack attack

    On hearing of the massive data breach of employee information from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) – allegedly by hackers working for the Chi ...
    June 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Althoff in way

    To the Editor:Your recent editorial exposing state Sen. Pam Althoff for stopping reform efforts to r ...
    June 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Freedom of choice can stave off ‘summer slide’

    With most schools shuttered until fall, McHenry County’s kids find themselves on summer break. Many no doubt feel an exhilarating sense of freedom.
    June 17, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Letter: Job-shadow thanks

    To the Editor:On behalf of Marengo Community High School, its guidance department and its participat ...
    June 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: SBA loans for Fairdale a positive development

    We are pleased to see the federal Small Business Administration stepping up to offer low-interest loans to people, businesses and nonprofits affected ...
    June 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Gov. Rauner tour a sneak peek at targeted Democrats

    Gov. Bruce Rauner gave rip-roaring speeches in several Democratic legislative districts last week denouncing the state’s Democratic leadership.
    June 16, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Gene Lyons: Clinton Foundation 'scandals' are all smoke, innuendo

    Here are a couple of things you might not know about recent topics in the news:First, no secretary o ...
    June 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
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