Daily Archive : Thursday September 14, 2017




Life & Entertainment


    Bo, a Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus elephant, inquires about a takeout order from the Rosemont Krispy Kreme on Nov. 10, 2001.

    Editorial: Farewell to kings of the circus

    As Illinois’ ban on circus elephants goes into effect on Jan. 1, we say farewell to the circus elephants, and hello to a new kind of circus coming to the the suburbs next year.


    Slusher: ‘Fake news’ and the link between trust, skepticism

    Columnist Jim Slusher: Speaking with “Fresh Air” radio host Terry Gross a couple of weeks ago, British singer/songwriter Billy Bragg said something that resonates with me as I listen Wednesday to an expert on “news literacy.”


    Crime and immigration: What’s in the Dream Act

    Columnist Byron York: A new bill to give DACA recipients full legal status, sponsored by Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake and Democratic Sens. Richard Durbin and Charles Schumer, would allow newly legalized Dreamers to have many run-ins with the law and still receive benefits.


    Like him or hate him, Trump is doing the job
    A Des Plaines letter to the editor: It always amazes me how Democrats conveniently forget past performances of President Obama.


    Mailer on property tax bill was misleading
    An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: I received a mailing from my state representative, Michelle Mussman. She states that she passed legislation that would cut property taxes.


    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
    Today’s Daily Herald Opinion page editorial cartoon


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