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  • ANN McFEATTERS: Here's a quick campaign jargon primer for Campaign 2016

    WASHINGTON – For your sake, I hope you’ve been busy and are just now beginning to focus on the upcom ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • From our archives: Taking risks for ratings not worth it

    Note to readers – Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials and articles from the past as a regular weekly feature. The following editorials appeared in S ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 – Rob Rogers

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    Sept. 5, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Thank you for support of 25th event

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Wheelock Furniture and Coloma Township Park District Todd McThenia Memorial Doubles Tennis Tournament.
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 - Matt Davies

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    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • Immigration, tax plans could aid economy

    On Aug. 15, the panel selected for that day’s Diane Rehm NPR Show were discussing various topics centered on economics and politics. Two items of disc ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • Warning labels are needed for dyed foods

    Sherry DeWalt’s advice to avoid products with synthetic food dyes is good, given the evidence that consuming dyes can trigger hyperactivity and other ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • Support center by attending Sept. 10 event

    The Caring Center will hold its fifth annual fundraiser from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Sterling Moose Club, 2601 E. Lincolnway.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:02 pm
  • U of I nurses serious wounds, hopes to heal

    How, if at all, does Illinois budget dysfunction and uncertainty affect major state institutions? I took a look at my alma mater, the University of Il ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • Resentful of attitude shown toward police

    In response to a letter written by Linda LeBlanc-Parks [“All have a duty to improve race relations,” The Reader’s Voice, Aug. 27], your entire tone wa ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 - Dave Granlund

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    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • What We Think: Hire judges on what, not who, they know

    Labor Day weekend is a good time to reflect on, and be thankful for, the hard, physical work done by those responsible for all the goods and services ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 7:24 pm
  • Reckless driver nearly caused traffic accident

    This is to the young man who nearly caused a head-on collision about 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon on Emerson Road.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 – Nate Beeler

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    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • AUSTIN BERG: Illinois death tax hits family farms where it hurts

    Illinois takes pride in its farmland. The state has some of the world’s richest soil, and 3 of every 4 acres in Illinois are dedicated to agriculture.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:40 pm
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