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  • Letter: Kiwanis Santa Run makes difference

    To the Editor:The Cubs certainly livened up our days with a heart-stopping, nail-biting roller coast ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Votes of majority did not count

    To the Editor:For the past week, I have been very upset by the presidential election results, and no ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Be part of the solution

    To the Editor:After receiving my B.B.A. in 1964 and after two year’s of involuntary service in the U ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Favorite pants walk with us many miles, but not forever

    My favorite pair of pants have seen their last days, and I can no longer wear them in good conscience.
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: A skeptical look at Trump's 'coattails effect'

    During the presidential campaign, it commonly was said by analysts on the left and the right any other Republican nominee would be beating Hillary Cli ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Penkava: An earworm in the windmills of my mind

    The other day I was writing a column referencing the song, “Windmills of Your Mind.” It was sung by Noel Harrison in 1968 and won an Academy Award for ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:13 am
  • Another view: A stand against hate

    The morning after Donald Trump’s election as president, a student at Baylor University had a nasty, hate-filled encounter on her way to class. A nati ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: Madigan's plan a crime against Illinois taxpayers

    When you’re not committed to fixing a problem, it’s only going to get worse.That’s certainly the cas ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Berg: Action needed on Illinois’ manufacturing meltdown

    Al Popovich is a maker.He’s been in the manufacturing business since he was an 18-year-old trying to ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Dave says: Is this plan too intense?

    Dear Dave,My wife and I make a little over $50,000 a year combined, and we’re almost debt-free. Righ ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Letter: To recover, employ laughter, liquor and chocolate

    To the Editor:Now that the presidential election is over, the negative political radio commercials h ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Protests take away democracy

    To the Editor:It is our right to express our opinions, but when it turns into protests against an el ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: There's always something to be thankful for

    SPRINGFIELD – As Thanksgiving approaches, like many folks, I find myself missing family members who have died and wondering what there is to be thankf ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Election about public lands

    To the Editor:The Department of the Interior oversees and manages national parks and monuments, wild ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Time change takes toll on senior’s sleep cycle

    Nothing quite says “winter’s coming” than the return to Central Standard Time. That is, nothing quite says it like it getting dark at 4:30 p.m. each d ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:21 am
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