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  • Oliver: ‘Wait until next year’ now has nice ring to it

    A week has passed, and I still feel the need to remind myself that the Chicago Cubs won the World Series.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:46 am
  • Letter: Teens asked to submit PSAs

    To the Editor:As a teenager, I began volunteering at Turning Point while on summer break. It was an ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Opt for People and Planet First budget

    To the Editor:Thank you for your article “Voters, you’re our only hope.” I believe every human has t ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Get out and vote today

    The polls have been open since Sept. 29, but at 7 p.m. today they are scheduled to close for the final time in 2016.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Vote Tuesday; back to work Wednesday

    The day almost everyone wanted in their rearview mirror is finally here.It’s Election Day, and while ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Miller: Weaponized misogyny wraps up foulest campaign season ever

    The innocuous-looking mailer began arriving last Wednesday.Whoever sent it used plain, manila envelo ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Dave Says: You can’t just cruise

    Dear Dave,I work for a small company that just won a cruise trip for all the employees. The prize co ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • From the Editor's Desk: Why this Indians fan is still suffering a Cubs hangover

    It’s Monday morning, and I’m still not quite over my Cubs hangover.Coming from an Indians fan, that’ ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Begalka: Devil in the details when confronting modern 'wagons'

    When McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller presented a “state of the county” overview Friday morning before Huntley Chamber of Commerce member ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Get a Grip: Social ties, friendship boost mental health

    The first comment about a school shooter, home-grown terrorist or other malcontent that makes headline news is from people who knew him who cluck thei ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • The Whole Nine Yards: You can bet your eye-teeth on a system that still works

    When I was an 18-year-old kid just out of high school, I sat in a room and listened to a man give an orientation a day or two before my college classe ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rubin: Trumpian myths befuddle voters and journalists

    More people have access via the palm of their hand – or rather, via the smartphone in the palm of their hand – to more information than any generation ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: I love the Cubs

    To the Editor:“I Love A Ball Game”I love the excitement of a ballgame,I love all the players, know t ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: The truth could be scary

    To the Editor:Are all politicians honest (as they all say they are)? Here’s a hypothetical scenario ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Mobilize Congress to do something useful

    To the Editor:The biggest issue not being discussed in this election is that the too-big-to-fail ban ...
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
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