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  • The Super Bowl of junk food and commercial gluttony

    It’s the Super Bowl of TV commercials.It’s the Super Bowl of pretending junk food is good for you.It ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Behind the Reader's Voice | Jeannie Eichelberger

    Note to readers: This is another in a series of question-and-answer features about people who frequently write letters to the editor.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Test-tube baby study omitted important risks

    On Jan. 7, there was an article on the risks to mothers using in vitro fertilization (IVF). [“Trying for test-tube baby? Risks to mom are rare, U.S. s ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Rauner’s debt battle will mean cuts, cuts, cuts

    Gov. Rauner never specified how he intends to get Illinois out of debt while running for office, and even now hasn’t shared any specifics.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Homes deserve praise for care that they give

    About the nursing homes in our area, on Oct. 31, 2014, I placed my mother in Dixon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center (nursing home) after she suffe ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Focus on good stewardship of public funds

    Vince Lombardi is the legendary NFL coach for whom the Lombardi Trophy, at stake in Sunday’s Super Bowl, is named.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

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    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • A-bomb did what needed to be done

    Mr. McLane's argument, “Did A-bomb save U.S. lives? Not necessarily,” in The Reader's Voice, Sept. 26, 2014, was deluded or shamelessly ranting.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Keep public notices in newspapers

    Some of the driest reading in the newspaper is buried back with the classifieds: Public notices.They ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Does Sauk do that? You bet it does

    When people ask SVCC employees, “Does Sauk do that?” the answer is most often, “Yes, we do!”Sauk is ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

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    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Accessibility a key issue for Obama library

    Many Illinoisans, including us, have been watching with interest the maneuverings and machinations surrounding the siting of the Barack Obama Presiden ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Thank you for support of blood drive

    The American Legion Post 12 in Dixon would like to thank all those who promoted our Red Cross Blood Drive on Jan. 19. 
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Concerned over costs of Dixon, Lee cooperation

    I am a Lee County taxpayer, and I have a couple of questions for Sheriff John Simonton to answer.I t ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • The feds deliver for Dixon

    In the latest news on forfeiture efforts regarding disgraced Dixon ex-Comptroller Rita Crundwell, we see, once again, the handiwork of the federal gov ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:44 pm
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