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  • Mailbag: Clergy wrong about Planned Parenthood

    The bold headline from the April 1 Mailbag was as startling as it was disturbing ("Area Clergy Back Planned Parenthood"). I have read with interest the occasional views expressed by some of these clergy in the Daily Pilot's faith columns, but this jointly...
  • Tips to requesting public records

    Despite the new laws that are supposed to make it easier, obtaining a public record in Illinois can be a time consuming, frustrating, and ultimately disappointing experience. Here are some tips that could help. KNOW YOUR STUFF Writing a records...
  • Recently overhauled laws on open records face backlash

    Recently overhauled laws on open records face backlash
    A little more than a year after Illinois lawmakers rewrote open records laws promising a new era of transparency and accountability, frustrated mayors, school superintendents and police chiefs are back in Springfield, looking to undo many of the...
  • War memoir skewers leaders

    War memoir skewers leaders
    Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...
  • Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

    Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy
    Nearly three miles above the rugged hills of central Afghanistan, American eyes silently tracked two SUVs and a pickup truck as they snaked down a dirt road in the pre-dawn darkness. The vehicles, packed with people, were 3 1/2 miles from a dozen U.S....
  • TB in elephants called 'a gray area'

    TB in elephants called 'a gray area'
    An animal-rights group contends that an elephant performing in Baltimore with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus poses a health risk to the public because she has tested positive for tuberculosis, but circus and government health officials...
  • Teel Time: Why do schools hire headhunters for coaching searches?

    Teel Time: Why do schools hire headhunters for coaching searches?
    Three ACC schools have searched for men’s basketball head coaches this offseason and all three retained a headhunter. No offense to Dan Parker, Eddie Fogler and others in that biz, but hiring a search firm to find a coach, especially for cash...
  • Daily Pilot wins 2 statewide awards

    The Daily Pilot won two awards for investigative reporting over the weekend in the Best Newspaper Contest sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Assn. Pilot Staff Writer Mike Reicher won first and second place, respectively, in the...
  • Sun insults Ruxtonites' character

    Since when does a newspaper, through the power of the pen by liberal and biased editorial writers, have the gall to chastise law abiding and productive citizens for expressing their freedom of speech? ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25.) To insult...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Shine'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Shine'
    Shine A Novel Lauren Myracle Amulet Books: 359 pp., $16.95, ages 14 and up When it comes to sex and drugs, teen interest and parental tolerance tend to run in opposite directions. Simultaneously titillating and taboo, alluring yet off-limits, underage...
  • Nonprofit group declines to show how it spent taxpayer money

    With $5 billion in stimulus money for weatherization projects at stake, federal officials called for an unprecedented level of transparency to ensure citizens knew how their tax dollars would be spent. It remains a big secret in Illinois. In denying a...