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  • Our View: More than fireworks

    Independence Day has become one of the most festive days of the year in the United States. Every year, you can count on fireworks, picnics, parades, c ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Our view: Advertising tax proposal is a bad idea

    Debt-plagued Illinois is desperate for new revenue.One proposal being considered by the administrati ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Our View: Pawns in a giant state chess game

    The mighty struggle underway over the Illinois state budget is eerily similar to the game of chess. The comparison is both apt and sad.
    June 26, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • Our View: A drug to combat overdoses

    In the June 22 issue of Sports Illustrated – 38 pages after coverage of the Blackhawks’ recent Stanley Cup Final triumph – a story examining the ongoi ...
    June 26, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • Our View: Preserving historic structures … and the rights of property owners

    Determining guidelines to preserve historic structures is no easy task.But we think Geneva aldermen ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Our View: A pass on pedestrian crossing in Batavia

    Aldermen in Batavia have been considering whether the city should install a pedestrian crossing with a raised concrete median in a particular area dow ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to inventive investment in the arts

    Thumbs-up to Water Street Studios for continuously reinventing the ways in which it supports the arts.
    June 12, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-down to Restriction of First Amendment rights

    Thumbs-down to stifling free speech.Just as important as protecting popular opinion under the First ...
    June 12, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Our view: Swim smart and stay safe

    “Everyone into the pool.” It’s a phrase so often heard in the fast-approaching, good-ol’ summertime, ...
    June 5, 2015 - 10:39 pm