| Mar 27, 2014
Letters to the editor from Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Western Springs, Burr Ridge, Batavia, River Grove and West Chicago.
Obamacare for some
In most sports, when there's a rules violation, the official overseeing the contest will issue a penalty to the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:31 AM
A new federal report estimates that 65% of small firms will pay more for employee health insurance as a result of the federal healthcare law while the remaining 35% will see premiums drop.
Those increased healthcare costs will probably be passed on to...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Letters to the editor from Gurnee, Hawthorn Woods and Kildeer.
The legal position that campaign cash is speech is sheer nonsense. Freedom of speech means that you are free to say what you please, not the volume setting on your...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Federal investigators say one of Medicare's most wanted fugitives, who was convicted in a $20-million fraud case, may be hiding out in the Los Angeles area.
Authorities say Nuritsa Grigoryan fled last month after being found guilty for her role at a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:41 PM
"The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan.
I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
| May 11, 2014
After Anne Marie Murphy came to the United States from her native Ireland to earn her doctorate in molecular genetics from Johns Hopkins University, she planned to "become an academician," she said.
Volunteering at a clinic for domestic abuse victims...
| Apr 10, 2014
Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Grayslake.
Students of football
The decision by the National Labor Relations Board that student athletes are actually employees may force the NCAA and universities with big-time revenue-generating...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Westchester, Wheaton and Lombard.
Racism in the U.S.
The definition of "racism" refers to actions or beliefs that consider certain races to be inherently superior or inferior to each other. Some arguments against...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Flooded by last-minute demand for Obamacare coverage, California gave consumers until April 15 to enroll after thousands of people trying to meet Monday's deadline endured long lines and website troubles.
Monday had been the deadline to start signing up...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
This is one marital benefit that could get you in trouble.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said two men made illegal stock trades after overhearing their wives discuss inside information about their companies on the telephone.
The cases were...