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  • Thomas: What will they think of next? 'Female Viagra'

    An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval of a drug created to raise a woman’s libido. It’s called flibanseri ...
    June 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Franks: Listen to taxpayers; reduce size of government

    Since our nation’s founding, the evolution of government institutions has been toward inclusion and directly empowering the governed.
    June 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Transparency seminar should be well attended

    Without laws such as the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom of Information Act and other measures that ensure government transparency and the public’s rig ...
    June 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oliver: Choices, chance determine our journeys

    Have you ever stopped to think about how random life seems?I ask because of a conversation I recentl ...
    June 10, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Tryon: Politics over policy a detriment to legislative process

    I have been reading the articles and guest editorials published in this newspaper about House Bill 229, which seeks to provide the McHenry and Lake co ...
    June 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Swim smart, stay safe

    “Everyone into the pool.”It’s a phrase so often heard in the fast-approaching, good-ol’ summertime.“ ...
    June 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Miller: Statehouse questions asked, answered

    After five months, you’d think the warring parties at the Illinois statehouse would have learned something about each other. Instead, last week’s bitt ...
    June 9, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Gene Lyons: Hillary Clinton's real primary opponent

    In a sane world, the 2016 presidential election campaign would begin about this time next year.Howev ...
    June 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
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