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  • Akst: We’re in the ‘red zone’

    U.S. colleges and universities are in the “red zone.”It’s not a team ranking system, an academic war ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Our View: Keep sex offenders away from bus stops

    Kudos to vigilant Genoa residents who had the presence of mind to check the Illinois Sex Offender Registry and learn an offender had moved in right ac ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Our View: Little sympathy for Crundwell

    Rita Crundwell, Dixon’s disgraced former city comptroller, apparently believes an injustice is about to be visited upon her personal finances.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Our View: Unfunded mandates pile up at schools

    Bad habits are hard to break. Actions by the Illinois General Assembly prove the point.For years, le ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Our view: Appointed or elected, clerk needs role

    DeKalb’s voters say they want to elect their city clerk. The DeKalb City Council wants that person to be a figurehead, with real control of the clerk’ ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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