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  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 14-20, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Letter: Viaduct in Cicero needs to be repaired

    To the editor:My main concern is that the viaduct on Austin Avenue near 31st Street is in dire need ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Letter: Rainwater mitigation needs new funding model

    To the Editor:I have no doubt there is a real need for some way to pay for our rainwater runoff prob ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Letter: People who care for disabled deserve better wages

    To the editor:For the past eight years, Illinois has not increased Medicaid rates for developmental ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:49 pm
  • Cockrell: Do you qualify for a residential exemption?

    Did you know there are several DuPage County residents who qualify for the Residential Exemption but do not receive the exemption?
    March 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: School board asked too much of students

    To the editor:I read the piece about District 41 staff rating the school board lower re: whether it ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Letter: Budget work needs to continue immediately

    To the editor:Illinois is currently in its ninth month without a state budget. A great majority of s ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 7-13, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Letter: Elliot has track record of success in office

    To the editor:I wholeheartedly endorse Tim Elliot as our representative for the DuPage County Board ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Letter: Headscarf not sign of 'passive terrorism'

    To the editor:A policy paper issued by the Air Force Research Laboratory discusses irrational theori ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:05 pm
  • Letter: Powerful people need Clinton to be president

    To the editor:I suspect all the evidence in the world that reveals a violation of federal law over M ...
    April 5, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • Letter: Brookfield needs referendum funds to repair its streets

    On March 15, the voters of the village of Brookfield will have the opportunity to decide on a referendum to establish an eight-year street improvement ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Letter: Vote 'yes' on La Grange Park referendum

    To the editor:My wife and I have lived in La Grange Park for over 45 years. During that time, our fa ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 29-March 6, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Letter: State needs way to overrule Gov. Rauner

    To the editor:As a former Illinois Budget Director under Gov. Pat Quinn for the four years following ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:33 pm
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