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How Time Flies 6/24/18

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Cepeda: Parents can slow summer slide with household chores

Now that the elementary-school textbooks, backpacks and lunchboxes have been stowed away across the… Read more

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Guest commentary: McLean County voters in no danger of being 'purged'

We want to make it clear. McLean County voters are not in danger of being unfairly “purged” from ou… Read more

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Thiessen: The Southern Poverty Law Center has lost all credibility

After years of smearing good people with false charges of bigotry, the Southern Poverty Law Center … Read more

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Commentary: Can we talk about alcoholism and Anthony Bourdain?

I didn’t know Anthony Bourdain, but felt like I did in one small important way. In him, I saw a dri… Read more

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Commentary: Illinois’ ignorance about concealed carry shootings

Since Illinois began issuing permits to carry concealed firearms in 2014, state government has gene… Read more

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Editorial: Cheers to local economy, Vale, Lab Schools

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Editorial: Enjoy these summer days while you can

In terms of sheer temperature, it’s felt like summer in Central Illinois for a few weeks now, espec… Read more

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Editorial: City's choice for city manager looks right

The City of Bloomington appears to have made the right choice in selecting Tim Gleason as its new c… Read more

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Editorial: United Way should consider regional partner

For decades, United Way of McLean County has stood on its own feet, collecting and distributing muc… Read more

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Editorial: Cheers to Potts, Lipton, Relay

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Letters

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Trump makes us look mean, inhumane

Donald Trump has now shone the depths of the evil that he will use to get his agenda accomplished. … Read more

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War on immigrants is shameful policy

Separating families when they cross the border is the latest and most horrifying escalation of Trum… Read more

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Thanks for help of The Serve Project

Earlier this month hundreds of volunteers from The Serve Project at Eastview Christian Church poure… Read more

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Media is right to question Trump

Leon Kaeb’s letter on President Trump’s pardon power (June 15) seemed to miss the point. Read more

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God, not Trump, can heal America

I think it's very evident that this nation is going nowhere, except down. Why? Because we are livin… Read more

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National Opinion

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Commentary: The art of Melania Trump's green jacket

Melania Trump just gave the world a lesson in the ambiguity of clothing as a language - even when it contains literal words. On Thursday, the first lady boarded a plane wearing an olive-green Zara jacket with graffiti-style writing on the back that read "I really don't care do U?" The former fashion model understands the substance of style, and she undoubtedly knew that her back would be ... Read more

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Commentary: I was separated from my parents 50 years ago. The trauma has marked the rest of my life

Over 50 years ago, when I was a 14-month-old toddler, I was involuntarily separated from my parents. I was so young that I have no memories of those 11 days in a children's hospital. Deep down, however, I carry the ineradicable sadness of that experience to this day. The part of that small child still inside me wants to bear witness. Despite changes in White House policy, there are thousands ... Read more

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Commentary: What the dismantling of the Berlin Wall can teach us as Trump tries to build his wall

VENICE, Italy - In 1962, two men from East Berlin attempted a daring escape to the West. Peter Fechter and Helmut Kulbeik were young - all of 18. On Aug. 17, the pair slipped away from their construction jobs during their lunch break and made their way to the border, hiding in an old factory near the Checkpoint Charlie crossing of the Berlin Wall, which had been erected only the year before. ... Read more

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Commentary: Trump's order to end his family separation policy was purely political — not a change of heart

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The heart-rending sound of children crying for their mothers and the disturbing sight of little kids confined in wire cages are more powerful than any president. No national policy is worth ripping weeping toddlers from their parents' arms and placing them in custody, and most people instinctively understand that - even if some politicians don't. Hyperbolic, you might say. ... Read more

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Commentary: Scott Pruitt spent $2,700 on 'tactical' pants and polos

If it wasn't so serious, this stuff would be laughable. Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is up to his neck in ethics investigations and has been criticized even by some Republicans (though they don't seem too upset) over his, shall we say, profligate ways. Now the Intercept reports, based on records released under the Freedom of Information Act, that Pruitt has ... Read more

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