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  • Our View: Rauner contract offer generous

    AFSCME members across Illinois will begin voting Monday on whether to give their leaders the authority to strike.
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Heroes who save lives

    Thumbs up: To Lake County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit Deputy Jonathan Levin, who was recently honored for his life-saving actions during a Fox Lake c ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Another view: Keystone XL pipeline still worth building

    Keystone XL is back – along with the usual misconceptions about its virtues and dangers. There should be no doubt, however, that President Donald Trum ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Another view: Reviving the pipelines

    President Trump is making short work of campaign promises, and on Tuesday he signed executive orders reviving the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeli ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Another view: Keep gun silencers from shooters

    Just as Chicago is moving ahead with new technology that could help reduce gunfire deaths, Congress and the Illinois Senate are considering misguided ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Our View: Ill. farmers stood to benefit from TPP

    On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade agreem ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Another view: Freedom of speech and social media

    Social media has inarguably become the Wild, Wild West of communications.But the solution suggested ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Reject plan for huge tax hikes

    The Illinois Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on a budget bill supported by Democrats and even some Republicans, including Senate Republican Le ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
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    Do you think Roe vs. Wade should remain upheld?