Daily Archive : Tuesday October 17, 2017




Life & Entertainment


    A weeknight 10 p.m. curfew is one feature of Illinois’ graduated licensing program for teenagers.

    Editorial: Build on success of teen driver’s license law

    The success of the teen graduated license program could be a blueprint for how to adopt distracted driving rules as well, a Daily Herald editorial says.

    Sen. Michael Frerichs

    Politics, profits led to insurance reform veto
    Guest Michael W. Frerichs: Unfortunately, Gov. Rauner’s veto of my Life Insurance Reform Act put politics and profit ahead of doing the right thing.


    The Trump within us

    Columnist Georgie Anne Geyer: This fall, I am struck by the all-too-clear awareness that there is no longer any question about who Donald J. Trump really is.


    A dearth of virtue and the death of hypocrisy

    Columnist Kathleen Parker: Hypocrisy, one of the most damnable sins, has been rendered obsolete.


    Religious or not, keep minds open on abortion
    A Lake Zurich letter to the editor: I was disappointed but not surprised to read in the Daily Herald that the Republicans are disagreeing with Gov. Rauner over the abortion bill he signed.


    Pride on Columbus Day
    A Mundelein letter to the editor: Is anyone a proud American anymore? I was stunned when my seventh-grade grandson came home from school saying we should not celebrate Columbus Day anymore.


    Time to complete approval of ERA
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: We have been considering the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution for 94 years.


    Time to reset on Lombard library plan
    A Lombard letter to the editor: While Lombard voters, in November 2016 mind you, approved an unprecedented increase in the tax rate for the Helen Plum Library District here we are nearly a year later with no shovel ready plans, no agreements with the park district, and still with a director that clearly can’t execute yet alone lead.


    Trump shows only contempt for Puerto Rico
    A Hampshire letter to the editor: It’s one thing when a president’s hurricane recovery efforts are inadequate due to gross incompetence like it was for George W. Bush in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.


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