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  • Our View: Authors’ ideas may help ex-senator at RTA

    State Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican from Hinsdale, stepped down from the Senate the other day. We ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • Our View: Best wishes for a fabulous school year

    Spring is usually considered a time of hope and renewal.But we can’t help but think that right now, ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Our View: Don't give up on consolidation plan

    Let’s hope this year is the last one in which Illinois voters will elect a comptroller and treasurer to statewide office.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Our View: Public’s help needed to stop elder abuse

    Reports of abuse and neglect of the elderly have become more common, and the trend seems only likely to continue as members of the baby boom generatio ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Our View: Be careful with politcal messages

    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has taken some heat recently for manipulating headlines in his latest TV ad to help his cause in the ra ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Our View: West Nile lies low, for now; don’t let up on prevention

    West Nile virus might be lying low in Illinois this summer, but that doesn’t mean people should let their guard down.
    July 30, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Our View: ‘Rita’s Law’ should help fight corruption

    When out-of-staters are asked what comes to mind when they think about Illinois, government corruption is right up there near the top of the list.
    July 29, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Our View: Illinois’ food industry needs your help

    Incremental change doesn’t make headlines, but it can make a big difference over time. Cut out sweet ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Our View: 900 funds? State should consolidate

    Fans of wildlife conservation likely were pleased to learn last year about the establishment the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:24 pm
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