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  • Jobless benefits aren't welfare

    Jobless benefits aren't welfare
    Opponents of continuing the extension of unemployment insurance often make one of the following arguments: (1) the program is welfare for the undeserving; (2) it subsidizes leisure and is a major contributor to the high unemployment rate; or (3) the...
  • Clear the way for a greener electric grid

    Clear the way for a greener electric grid
    Wind generators or windmills are sprouting up all over the United States. They're part of a growing move to expand the use of renewable energy sources, like wind and the sun, to produce electricity. Examples are everywhere. Construction of a 50-megawatt...
  • Changing the way we receive medical care

    Changing the way we receive medical care
    Can Illinois make Medicaid managed care work for some of the state's sickest, most vulnerable residents -- people with serious physical and mental disabilities? Officials are committed to trying as part of a massive overhaul of the state's $14 billion...
  • Tyrod Taylor out to prove he's a viable No. 2 QB

    Tyrod Taylor out to prove he's a viable No. 2 QB
    ATLANTA — Minutes after Tyrod Taylor threw the game-winning touchdown in last week's preseason win over the Washington Redskins, Ravens coach John Harbaugh declared that the rookie quarterback had made the team. But the question that no one will...
  • Trash choice brings high price

    Trash choice brings high price
    Residents of La CaƱada Flintridge can choose the company that hauls their trash, but in doing so, they might be choosing higher prices. Even with Athens Services and Allied Waste Services competing, and new hauler NASA soon to be offering its services...
  • Firms in highway audit deny improprieties

    The Maryland engineering companies that auditors referred to in a scathing report on the State Highway Administration last week denied any knowledge Thursday of improprieties in the way they were awarded contracts and insisted their dealings with the...
  • Superintendent merry-go-round yields fat severances

    Superintendent merry-go-round yields fat severances
    Stanley Fields resigned after just a year as superintendent of a suburban Cook County school district where he was put on leave, faced with firing and ultimately required to apologize to the community. Still, he walked away with a $100,000 severance...
  • Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag

    Paul Sullivan's Cubs mailbag
    I can't agree with your implication, or flat out statements, derogatory of Cubs manager Quade. He's probably what this team deserves. He stays positive and uses the limited talent he has to work with. I can't imagine Lou Piniella keeping his cool and...
  • UConn Women: Freshmen Step Up In Preseason Finale

    UConn Women: Freshmen Step Up In Preseason Finale
    Much attention was immediately placed on UConn's five freshmen in the preseason. Nothing unusual about that. Most people had never seen them play and the curiosity was high. In UConn's second and final preseason game against Indiana (Pa.) one of the five...
  • Contractor gets off light in lead paint incident

    I was appalled to learn recently how the three young children of my neighbors on Henrietta Street in Federal Hill were put at risk of lead poisoning. The law allows only contractors who are certified to remove lead-based paint. In this renovation, a...
  • IceHogs' Peters joins Red Wings' staff

    IceHogs' Peters joins Red Wings' staff
    The Rockford IceHogs, the Chicago Blackhawks' American Hockey League affiliate, will have a new head coach next season. Bill Peters, who was the IceHogs' coach the last three seasons, signed a three-year contract Friday to be an assistant coach to Mike...