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  • Editorial: Campaign ’14 and the politics of distractionMar 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says that while some will try to shape Election '14 as a matter of class warfare, that's in reality the politics of distraction, and with so much at stake, voters need to recognize it for what it is.

     
  • The SoapboxMar 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    From brackets to blather, Daily Herald editors write their opinions about the week's news.

     
  • Associated Press ComEd is waiting for state approval to build lines through four northern Illinois counties to reduce electricity “congestion.”

    Editorial: Collaboration on power line project needed to benefit allMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial calls for greater collaboration on ComEd's bid to build power lines across four counties.

     
  • Editorial: No denying, Illinois faces real, defining choiceMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says the coming election will fundamentally shape Illinois' future and voters will have a real choice in determining how that happens.

     
  • Editorial: Celebrate sunshine laws that keep government in the lightMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says that Sunshine Week is just as important to you as it is to those who deliver the news.

     
  • GOP governor candidates from left, State Sen. Bill Brady, State Sen. Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner, and Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford. The campaign is one of dozens of state, county and congressional races in which voters get their final chance on Tuesday to select their party's candidate.

    A summary of Daily Herald primary endorsementsMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Election Day arrives Tuesday, March 18, in the primaries to select party candidates for county, legislative, congressional and statewide constitutional offices. Here is a summary of the Daily Herald's recommendations in contested races in the suburban region. If you wish, you may print out these recommendations and take them into the polls with you for reference.

     
  • The SoapboxMar 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Daily Herald editors write their opinions on such things as a tollway oasis's demise, a village's new logo and donations that touch the heart -- and the funny bone.

     
  • Editorial: Board members’ duty to set example on spending controlsMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    In these times of steeply growing costs for taxpayers and college students, the College of Lake County trustees need to set a far better example of frugality with public funds, a Daily Herald editorial says.

     
  • Editorial: The sad trajectory of accommodationMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial calls on another suburban park district to keep video gambling machines out of its country club.

     
  • Endorsement: No Republican endorsed in 8th Congressional DistrictMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald rescinds its endorsement of Manju Goel for the 8th Congressional District.

     
  • Editorial: Overdose-reversal drug a must-haveMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial urges all law enforcement agencies in the suburbs to take steps necessary to have available and use a heroin overdose-reversal drug when necessary.

     
  • Editorial: One town’s idea to cure ‘mathphobia’Mar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    A first-year event in Mundelein has caught our attention because government, schools and businesses collaborated to stage a contest that organizers hope will build interest among kids in math, a Daily Herald editorial says.

     
  • Editorial: Let’s put positive ideas On the TableMar 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial reflects on the negativity of so much of our public discourse -- and rejoices in the positive approach of the On the Table conversations that will be taking place throughout the area on May 12. The events are being promoted by the Chicago Community Trust, and the Daily Herald will be hosting several of them.

     
  • The SoapboxMar 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Daily Herald editors sound off on an animal tragedy, political sniping and two types of call centers, among other topics.

     
  • A November 2012 photo shows Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, left, and Sen.-elect Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin on Capitol Hill. Their wins helped bring the number of women in the Senate to a record 20.

    Editorial: More voices of women needed in officeMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says there are good reasons to work toward increasing the ranks of women in elected office.

     
  • Editorial: Limiting discussion not the way to control public meetingsMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says a new Arlington Heights District 25 school board policy unwisely limits board members' discussion of public issues.

     
  • Editorial: Transit task force on right track about payMar 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says preliminary recommendations from a public transit task force ethics committee make sense and could help improve the public's confidence in these agencies.

     
  • Editorial: Act now, but thoughtfully, on pipeline payback planMar 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says officials should have no time to waste, but do have time to think, as they determine how to pay a surprise $73 million bill to move a water pipeline that's in the way of tollway expansion.

     
  • GOP governor candidates from left, State Sen. Bill Brady, State Sen. Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner, and Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford. The campaign is one of dozens of state, county and congressional races in which voters get their final chance on Tuesday to select their party’s candidate.

    A summary of Daily Herald primary endorsementsMar 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    A summary of Daily Herald primary election endorsements.

     
  • Saturday Soapbox Mar 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Among the topics on the minds of Daily Herald editors are a new concert venue in Lake County, the best places to buy a suburban home, and a mayor who proves again that he's one tough guy.

     
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