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  • Our View: Happy days at gas pumps help economy

    The price of gasoline is a lot like the weather.Temperatures go up, they go down, weather extremes s ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Our View: Durbin a better choice to lead Senate Dems

    Amid some grumbling, Democrats in the U.S. Senate have re-elected Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada to be their leader for the next two years.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 7:59 pm
  • Our View: Rebuliding after the storm

    A year ago, Mother Nature amazed us with her ferocity when a tornado ravaged Coal City and Diamond.W ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Our View: A new first lady for Illinois

    For the first time in 6 years, Illinois will have a first lady after the new governor is inaugurated in January. Good luck to Diana Rauner in her new ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Our View: Watch for deer on the road

    Deer breeding season is upon us, and deer hunting season is approaching, which means motorists are more likely to encounter deer on the roadway. IDOT ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 7:25 pm
  • Our View: We owe veterans more

    Today is a day when we will see flags flying, men and women in military uniforms and ceremonies where children put their hands over their hearts as pa ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Our view: Two-party rule needed to fix Illinois

    One-party rule has not been good for Illinois. Since 2003, Democrats have controlled both chambers of the General Assembly and the governor’s office.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • Our View: Cooperation will be key for Rauner

    Illinois voters have spoken, and they have elected a new governor in Illinois.Bruce Rauner defeated ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Our View: Five questions on your ballot

    Tuesday is Election Day, and we hope if you haven’t already cast a ballot through early voting options, you do so Nov. 4. Decisions made next week wil ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Buck: Increasing capacity in our nonprofits

    MORRIS – A buzzword in nonprofit management is “capacity.” Sometimes capacity means talent. Sometimes it means budget or income. Other times it means ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:57 pm
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