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  • Penkava: The man who killed the planet Pluto

    Ah, the good ol’ days. You know, when the world was flat. When sickness was caused by guilt-ridden fairies floating in our bloodstream. When lead coul ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Letter: Sound journalism advice

    To the Editor:In Another View (Jan. 15), The Sacramento Bee raised an interesting question for journ ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hunt: Iowans give Hillary Clinton their (polite) applause

    The challenge facing Hillary Clinton’s well-oiled presidential campaign was on display Wednesday at the Fun and Family Bowling Alley in Adel, Iowa: en ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: AFSCME rebuttal

    To the Editor:Scott Reader is making ridiculous statements in order to tarnish AFSCME during contrac ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Betterment of citizens

    To the Editor:I am writing this to proudly show support for Joe Tirio, candidate for McHenry County ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: 'Crackpot' idea for Illinois: Elected officials should resign

    I try not to be a crackpot, yet the older you get, the more likely it is bound to happen against your best intentions.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Letter: Hold Jack Franks accountable

    To the Editor:In your Jan. 15 editorial (“Playing by House rules a losing proposition”), you describ ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Need experienced attorney

    To the Editor:McHenry County needs a strong, experienced and proven attorney to keep the office of s ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: About life

    To the Editor:I wonder how many so-called pro-choicers are thankful their mothers chose to give them ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ponnuru: Ted Cruz-hating Republicans need a reality check

    Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.This sound aphorism ma ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Proven track record

    To the Editor:It is without hesitation I encourage McHenry County voters to elect Joe Gottemoller as ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: Civil forfeiture a government money grab

    SPRINGFIELD – “It’s not the job of a police department to make money. It’s our job to enforce the law.”
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Letter: Paying the price for big pharma

    To the Editor:Just read another article describing a buyout in pharmaceuticals that should raise an ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Dictators respect other dictators

    To the Editor:Recent events in Chicago and America bring to mind two classic books written in 1946 a ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Thomas: No Trump!

    When the publisher of National Review Magazine, Jack Fowler, called and asked me to write 300 words on why I oppose Donald Trump for president of the ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:59 am
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