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  • Letter: Resourceful youth

    To the Editor:At 8 a.m. July 9 was my algebra final exam at McHenry County College.A few moments aft ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: McHenry County Patriot Run

    To the Editor:Payback. We all know what it means. But do we do it?In an effort to give back to or pa ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Does Hillary Clinton know what's best for you?

    Hillary Clinton wants you to know she loves small businesses, and she knows what’s best for them. She’s convinced she could do a better job of running ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Set better example

    To the Editor:To the driver of the car who chose to park at the curb across two handicapped spots at ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Can't have it both ways

    To the Editor:Our state Rep. Jack Franks has made it clear he will vote only for a balanced budget.F ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Unions negotiate with politics of envy

    SPRINGFIELD – Occasionally, when I was growing up, my brother and I were allowed to split a bottle of pop.
    July 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Letter: America the world's nuclear dump

    To the Editor:Savannah, South Carolina, has an international radwaste (radioactive) dump and is seek ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks for fireworks

    To the Editor:Congratulations to Tom Fuchs of Oak Park Lounge and his staff for again providing John ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Fox Trails residents deserve a say

    This is not a reoccurring dream, Cary residents.As it did in 2011, Meyer Material Co. wants an exten ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Math test for candidates

    To the Editor:What a disgusting situation this state is in. It didn’t start this year; it’s been goi ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: There should be no sanctuary from the law

    According to the Wall Street Journal, the last serious attempt to count the number of federal criminal laws appears to have been made in 1982 by a re ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: As temperatures rise, so does risk of scams

    In the good old summertime, it’s fairly easy to go into vacation mode and let our guard down. After all, this is the time a lot of us get a chance to ...
    July 15, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Letter: Statutory debt limits

    To the Editor:Illinois law caps unit school debt at maximum of 4.6 percent of total taxable home val ...
    July 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Take steps to avoid West Nile

    It seems the buzz surrounding the West Nile virus in Illinois quiets more every summer.That’s not a ...
    July 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Stricter smog standards

    To the Editor:The EPA is working to set an ozone smog health standard to protect children and adults ...
    July 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
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