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  • OUR VIEW: Removing obstacles to voting

    Voting is the most basic principle of democracy.Yet few people exercise their right to vote. A lot o ...
    July 3, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • OUR VIEW: Claws come out in battle against referendums

    If Illinois’ political leaders were half as good at solving our state’s problems as they are at keeping voters from having their voices heard, our sta ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Our View: Stay safe this July 4

    As far as birthday celebrations go, the Fourth of July is usually one of the best of the year.The Fo ...
    July 1, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Our View: Thumbs-up, thumbs-down: Like a good neighbor, 911 is there, too

    Thumbs-up: To the heroic actions of quick-thinking neighbors. When Betty Hink’s Malta home caught fire last week, several neighbors tried to rescue he ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Our view: Leave should not be a luxury

    There are but a handful of countries in the world that do not provide working mothers with any guaranteed paid maternity leave; the United States is o ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Our View: Time to create a new enterprise zone

    If the goal is to bring more manufacturing and industrial jobs to DeKalb County, creating a new enterprise zone here is a good idea.
    June 25, 2014 - 8:15 am
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