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  • Cannabis safe alternative to prescribed drugs

    I have been a practicing physician in the Chicagoland area for more than 30 years with a specialty in pain medicine. A recent report from the Centers ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Give others opportunity for improved life

    I am a 61-year old fibromyalgia patient who is living the dream I never thought possible.After more ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 - Heller

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    Jan. 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Editorial: 'Caviar dreams' and Powerball

    "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," a popular TV program from the 1980s and 1990s, regaled its viewers with "champagne wishes and caviar dreams."
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

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    Jan. 14, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Food pantry thankful for its many donors

    The Community Food Pantry of Dixon would like to express its sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to the pantry during 2015, whether it be two c ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Food pantry thankful for its many donors

    The Community Food Pantry of Dixon would like to express its sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to the pantry during 2015, whether it be two c ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Some suburban teacher pensions raising eyebrows

    Raise your hand if you will or fully expect to make more in retirement than you did when you were working.
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Keep up the petition drive for accountable Legislature

    We would like to thank the 483,000 Illinoisans who have already signed petitions to place the Independent Map Amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot in Illino ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 - Heller

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    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Other ways exist to curb gun violence

    While I identify with President Obama’s desire to decrease gun violence, I have several things that he could have done with full, clear and unquestion ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:25 pm
  • Just say no to 'takeover' of park district

    The Dixon Park District has long led the entire state in park acreage per capita. Some Chicagoland suburbs claim to be ahead, but they absurdly calcul ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Editorial: Give regional primaries a try

    With the calendar approaching mid-January in a presidential election year, all eyes turn toward Iowa with its first-in-the-nation caucuses scheduled f ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:28 pm
  • Keep eminent domain away from Clean Line

    As an elderly farmer, I strongly urge citizens to contact their U.S. representatives regarding the issue of unnecessary easements threatening land val ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 - Granlund

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    Jan. 11, 2016 - 9:13 pm
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