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  • Another view: New face, fresh ideas

    If the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel augurs a move by President Barack Obama to shake up his national security team and reconsider his ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Letter: Locally-grown solutions

    To the Editor:We just passed Nov. 15 – the start of the next open enrollment period for health insur ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Get hooked on a local business

    Each day I have the opportunity to meet with local business owners to learn more about their businesses and to see what the Batavia Chamber of Commerc ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Another View: Now Republicans must respond to Obama's immigration plan

    For a guy who finally was fulfilling a promise he first made more than six years ago, President Barack Obama didn’t seem too happy about it. Maybe tha ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 8:16 pm
  • Letter: A wonderful day

    To the Editor:I went to Apple Villa for a free breakfast on Nov. 11, expecting to pay for my juice a ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 8:16 pm
  • Sound Off: 'It was from Jesus'

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: 'It was from Jesus' Shopping this mo ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 8:27 am
  • Our View: An opportunity for action

    Upset over the way his teaching career came to an end, former Batavia High School teacher John Dryden recently announced he would make a run for the B ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Editor and student talk 'Takeover'

    Earlier this month, I wrote about how the Kane County Chronicle was to participate in the “World Teenage News Takeover” project, an effort promoted by ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Good Natured: The "teddy bears" of the spider world

    Ah, the teddy bear. What could be more comforting than this charming icon of childhood? Cuddly, wide-eyed and ever vigilant, teddy bears have kept wat ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 8:17 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Seizing the day with John Dryden

    I nearly fell off my chair last Saturday when I read John Dryden’s moving letter to his former students. Widely circulated on social media, the letter ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • In Your Court: Black Wednesday and DUI costs

    Black Wednesday is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving when college students return home and gather at the local bars to reunite with friends prior to s ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Casting for tight lines, tight sentences

    Driving home from fishing practice on a dark, gray afternoon, I thought how trying to land a good fish was a lot like trying to land a good sentence.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Another View: A rule of law for Mexico

    Recent events have underscored anew how Mexico – despite genuine signs of economic and political progress – remains a state lacking the rule of law. A ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • In Focus: On top of the world

    I met last week with 8-year-old Kate Shanahan, who had been diagnosed at the age of 3 with Type 1 diabetes. She absolutely loves pandas, walking her d ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:18 pm
  • Joan Knows: Thanksgiving a time to ignite the spirit of the season

    As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time to give thought to those elements for which we are especially grateful.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 4:49 pm
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