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  • Letter: Support Crystal Lake library plans

    To the Editor:Since the day we first moved here, we always have loved the Crystal Lake Public Librar ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Bleak future if pension reform ruled against

    SPRINGFIELD – “No wonder the state of Illinois is broke.” That’s what my dining companion said over ...
    March 12, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Letter: Disrespecting President Obama

    To the Editor:Never before has a U.S. president been treated as disrespectfully by the opposing part ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Home values for seniors

    To the Editor:As a food pantry and an AARP tax aide volunteer doing taxes for needy seniors, I wonde ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: Teach black America solutions at every level

    I liked the movie “Selma,” though it could have done without the rap song during credits that referenced “hands up, don’t shoot,” a slogan that emerge ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: State pay illustrates state problem

    The headline on the Chicago Sun-Times report read: “The $100,000 Club.”It wasn’t a report on inflate ...
    March 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: ‘Stay weird, stay different’ are words to live by

    Some time has passed, and a lot of people probably have forgotten who won this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture (“Birdman”).
    March 10, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Letter: Taxing issues

    To the Editor:Time again for hardworking, honest people to be punished.Tax season is here again. A r ...
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: 'Deadline' to register to vote is here

    It used to be the absolute cutoff point for registering to vote was four weeks before the next election. Miss that deadline, and you were out of luck.
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Gov. Bruce Rauner's 'rookie' mistake

    To the Editor:Rich Miller wrote the governor erred when he said “a deadline was a deadline. He shoul ...
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote for Todd Hall in Marengo

    To the Editor:On April 7, I will vote for Todd Hall for Ward 3 Marengo City Council alderman.Todd re ...
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Petri: The real stunner from the Hillary Clinton emails

    The New York Times revealed Hillary Clinton did not have a government email address during her entire time as secretary of state.
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Could Gov. Bruce Rauner shift blame for budget crisis?

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has met with dozens of state legislators individually and in small groups since his election.
    March 10, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Letter: Pending legislation

    To the Editor:House Bills 3129, 177 and 3130 should receive the support of all legislators.We wanted ...
    March 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Too nuanced?

    To the Editor:Can it be said that for every idiotic comment to emanate from the mouths of the two of ...
    March 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
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