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Columns by Larry Lough

  • Everyone knows what real news is

    News is a relative term in the age of the Internet.“News is what the editor says it is,” the late Be ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Can you believe it? Maybe you shouldn’t

    When she went for her pre-vacation haircut, the editor’s wife got some unsolicited travel advice after the stylist learned of our flight plans.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • You read it here first; disregard polls

    No election passes without at least a few surprises.Maybe the biggest surprise of this election was ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • Planning to vote? It’s almost too easy

    Do you plan to be part of the solution?Or do you plan not to vote?Lots of folks wimp out of voting w ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Nobody said smart voting was easy duty

    If you have seen or heard the campaign commercials being aired in the race for Illinois governor, you know what a difficult decision you have ahead.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:55 pm

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