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  A North Aurora letter to the editor: On June 18, Gov. Quinn signed Senate Bill 179, which created the position of a State Actuary to oversee the five state-funded pension systems. In essence, this position is an actuary of the actuaries (e.g.,...

State doesn't need redundant positions

Updated: 6/22/2012 01:33 PM

  A Wheaton letter to the editor: People's Resource Center has joined with 40 Illinois organizations concerned with hunger in our state to urge Sen. Richard Durbin to support an important amendment to the 2012 Farm Bill being debated in Congress.

Heat or food: An impossible choice

Updated: 6/22/2012 01:32 PM

  A Wheaton letter to the editor: As a recreational user of the Herrick Lake, Danada Farms, Blackwell and St. James Farms forest preserves, I applaud the DuPage County Forest Preserve for these beautiful, scenic and well maintained sites. These and...

Belleau Woods could use some work

Updated: 6/22/2012 01:32 PM

  While the U.S. has long been a global leader in the fight against modern-day slavery, this Congress has thus far failed to pass a critical piece of anti-trafficking legislation: The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. This bill...

Join fight against modern-day slavery

Updated: 6/22/2012 01:32 PM

  Q. In your experience have you ever heard of recycled oil being used at dealerships for oil changes? Can you direct me to a place where someone can run a check and tell me if that is recycled oil?

Recycled oil should still be clean

Updated: 6/22/2012 01:08 PM

  Q. I have a bit of an open-ended question. When I'm unhappy, I tend to want to change everything — job, relationships, etc. — at once. It's hard for me to decipher where I'm unhappy and what the best ways are to change things, rather...

How can I be happy while not blowing up my life?

Updated: 6/20/2012 11:24 PM

  Q. We had our bathroom remodeled about three years ago and have had an ongoing problem with a dark spot on the granite right next to the sink. We sealed the granite with Aqua Mix Ultra Seal for Premium Stone and Tile when it was installed.

Home repair: Granite is subject to imperfections

Updated: 6/18/2012 05:53 PM

  From Cape Hatteras, N.C., to just north of Boston, sea levels are rising much faster than they are around the globe, putting one of the world's most costly coasts in danger of flooding, government researchers report.

Sea rise faster on East Coast than rest of globe

Updated: 6/24/2012 05:23 PM

  A 26-year-old Round Lake Beach man, who was accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping teen at a party in 2008, recently was sentenced to two years probation. Carlos Gomez, of the 400 block of Meadow Green Lane, was 22 when he was arrested and...

2 years probation in 2008 party assault case

Updated: 6/24/2012 05:23 PM

  Congress doesn't have any evidence so far of a White House cover-up involving a botched gun-tracking operation, a top Republican said Sunday, countering the House speaker's assertion that President Barack Obama or his aides deliberately misled...

Issa: No evidence so far of White House cover-up

Updated: 6/24/2012 05:15 PM

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