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Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:20 am

Esports arrive at District 186

 When I learned that esports have come to public schools for which I pay good money, I thought of Billy Mitchell.Not the father of the Air Force who got court-martialed shortly before World War I...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:19 am
 Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) announced last week that he will not seek reelection. Instead, he said he’ll likely be making a 2022 statewide bid for either US Senate against Sen. T...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:18 am
WORTH A CHANCELast week’s article on the Knights of Columbus raffle said the savvy gambler would be better off at a casino than buying into the K of C drawing (“Big money,” Sept. 5). Bruce Rusht...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:17 am
Lest we hereabouts take New Salem for granted, Dr. Mark Pohlad of DePaul University brought from Chicago his passion for the reconstructed pioneer village to the “lunch and learn” audience at Univ...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 12:16 am
 There is power in names. That is something of which former Illinois Congressman Paul Findley was keenly aware. Findley, a Republican from Jacksonville, died last month at age 98. Findley, who se...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 12:19 am

Strange days at ISP

 The ickiness started in 2013, when Christina Hibbert, an Illinois State Police employee assigned to the Firearms Service Bureau that issues firearm owners identification cards and concealed-carr...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 12:18 am
The statement issued by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office last Thursday night had some good advice for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who gave what was billed as a “State of the City” address earlier t...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 12:13 am
 BAN DICAMBAWhoever extended the deadline for dicamba application to July 15 should be asked to resign (“Dicamba is proving a headache for some Illinois farmers,” Aug. 15). The Illinois Depar...

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