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  • Gbur: Volunteer to fundraise for WDSRA

    DuPage County is an exceptional area in which to work, live and play. There are a wealth of organizations whose missions strive to make our communitie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Simler: DuPage Pads earns highest ratings from nonprofit evaluators

    DuPage Pads earns 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorDuPage Pads, a nonprofit whose mission is to e ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Larson: Election season is 'attack season' for politicians on the campaign trail

    It’s election campaign season, and for some politicians, education seems to be a target again. Along with the economy, environment and security, polli ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Letter: Relying on coal is economically unfeasible

    To the Editor:In a sluggish economic recovery, the EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) new carbo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • This and That: Recognizing those who make Carol Stream better

    It's always nice to share news about a local group that has a do-good attitude. This is especially nice when the news highlights our youth.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Letter: Response to doctor's death in Pakistan

    To the Editor:Another act of brutality occurred in Pakistan. An Ahmadi Muslim-American cardiologist ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Roskam: Work needed to fix VA hospital system

    Over the past several weeks, disturbing reports have emerged of widespread mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that resulted in s ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Travis: Neighbors helping neighbors

    Great storms blew through recently and I couldn’t help but think about the figurative storms that often blow through people’s lives: health emergencie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Letter: Why does DuPage County pay the most for its county clerk?

    To the editor:In every county in Illinois, the electoral process is carried out by the county clerk’ ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Letter: Rideshare legislation should preserve consumer choice

    To the Editor: I don’t generally get involved in politics, but as a rideshare driver, I’ve been clos ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • This and That: Be prepared for emergencies, get involved with 4th of July events

    Unfortunately, many lives have been lost to the recent tornado outbreak. And it could happen here!As ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Letter: More power for big money

    To the Editor: The much-anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in the pivotal campaign finance case ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • Letter: Illinois needs fair tax

    To the editor: Support for a fair tax in Illinois is growing among small-business owners, faith-base ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • Roskam: Americans deserve an Obamacare watchdog

    In a recent victory lap, President Barack Obama announced that more than 8 million Americans have signed up for Obamacare and so in his view, “the rep ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Doyle: An affair to remember

    Question: What do you get when you combine 20 local artists, 20 chairs and a caring community?Answer ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:42 am
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