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  • Another View: Foley's murder exposes militants' evil

    Those who serve as foreign correspondents in dangerous places are often asked: “Why would you put yourself in harm’s way?”
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • York: Gloomy, frantic Democrats plead for more money

    I’ve been getting a lot of emails from Democratic fundraisers lately. They seem very worried about November’s elections.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Another view: New warden welcome; federal funding is, too

    With not a little fanfare, Donald Hudson was introduced at a Monday news conference in Thomson as the new warden for Thomson Correctional Center.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Mattingly: West struggles to see threat to Eastern church

    At first glance, there was a bizarre gap in the proclamation Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi issued as his forces rolled to victory after vi ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Another View: Politicians’ spats don’t belong in the courts

    Even in the no-holds-barred world of Texas politics, the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry last week was a low blow. A grand jury in Austin, a Democratic ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • Lopez: Highway to the danger zone

    Remember MacGyver? He was the fictional television secret agent of 1980s television who would get out of world-threatening jams using only duct tape a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:25 pm
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    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Reeder: Choice in a child’s education ought to be up to the parent

    I was chatting the other day with a fellow who, along with his wife, home-school his children. We jo ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Another View: Perry’s indictment damages governor and the state

    For a long time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry walked too fine a line between politics and policy. It caught up with him late last week.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 9:19 pm
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    Aug. 19, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Miller: Lack of coverage of Edgar at State Fair perplexing

    I’m not sure why, but the surprise appearance by former Gov. Jim Edgar at the Illinois State Fair’s Republican Day last week didn’t generate much medi ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 9:43 pm
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    Aug. 18, 2014 - 9:43 pm
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