Opinion

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Do movies move us in both directions?

By Rick Wade Lots of people like to bash the motion picture industry for the movies it […]

Smokers have only themselves to blame for smoking

The issue: On the fifth anniversary of Illinois’ indoor smoking ban, many cigarette smokers are still upset, […]

Maybe their mothers didn’t make them clean up

Short commentary Dec. 6, 2012 By Rick Wade Look, don’t get me wrong. I was young once. […]

Letter-Beasley, Loveless, Young

Dec. 2 was a great day in the neighborhood. If one happened to be at The Federated […]

Letter-Pat Strubberg

On Nov. 18 I was privileged to attend a gathering at the new Route 66 banquet room […]

Letter-Jason Spyres

With $85 billion in unfunded pension liabilities, the credit rating agencies could no longer ignore Illinois’ fiscal […]

Letter-Fred Adamski

As we approach with reflection another year has gone by. As humans we can be mindful for […]