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  • Hunt: Schism threatens Republican cohesion on tax cuts

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 eliminated the threat of global communism, the one glue that held together Republicans has been cutting top ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Successful tax-aid year

    To the Editor:We have just finished another successful year of filing more than 550 federal and stat ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Thanks to Huntley voters

    To the Editor:I wish to thank the voters of Huntley for placing their trust in me by re-electing me ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: A baseball thank you

    To the Editor:I would like to publicly thank everyone involved in the 2nd Annual Ludwig Lippold Spri ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Red light camera abuse closer to ending

    This week’s legislative action on red light cameras was a step in the right direction.Now, the Illin ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Subsidizing big business

    To the Editor:As a recent expat from the city of Woodstock, I often find myself reading the local ne ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Peterson: Spare the rod or spoil the tooth

    It was a pretzel rod that did my filling in; I always thought it would be an unpopped kernel of corn.
    April 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Ponnuru: Why does the Fed insist on targeting inflation?

    Ben Bernanke, a think-tanker who has for some reason rapidly moved into the top rank of economics bloggers, has written a post that seems destined to ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Deep breaths for road construction

    The chilly temperatures this week are blurring the normally clear line that separates the two seasons in northern Illinois: winter and road constructi ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Justice for women

    To the Editor:Hunger hits women-headed households the most.Congress is seriously working to reduce o ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Keep recruiting tool

    To the Editor:There is a proposal in Springfield that would make an already challenging environment ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reeder: House Speaker Madigan in a word: Powerful

    SPRINGFIELD – One of the questions I get asked most often as an Illinois political reporter is: “What is Mike Madigan really like?”
    April 22, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Letter: Thanks for participating

    To the Editor:The McHenry County Republican Party did a wonderful job, and many know I am a supporte ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Letter: Rauner, Franks work together

    To the Editor:It was good to see Gov. Bruce Rauner working with State Rep. Jack Franks in Woodstock ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Our View: We've only got one planet

    Today marks the 45th Earth Day.And while environmental awareness is certainly up since the first obs ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:19 am
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