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  • 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 - 7:39 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
  • Our View: Legislation measures help boat safety

    July 28, 2012, is a date that is burned into state Sen. Julie Morrison’s memory. On that day, her 10 ...
    July 15, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Our View: Al the Pal will be missed

    What did former U.S. Sen. Alan J. Dixon, who died Sunday at the age of 86, do for you?For starters, ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • Our View: Power to the people

    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 4, 2014 - 9:18 pm
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