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  • FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide'

    The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.
  • Census: No. of Americans on assistance may be leveling off

    The once-increasing number of Americans getting some kind of public assistance from the U.S. government may be slowing down, according to new information from the U.S. Census Bureau. Approximately 52.2 million Americans — or 21.3 percent —...

    FCC head seeks to narrow 'digital divide' with new proposal

    FCC head seeks to narrow 'digital divide' with new proposal
    The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access. The FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler, has called broadband a critical service for modern life....

    Talk of the County: Illinois' problem isn't leadership, it's partisanship

    Talk of the County: Illinois' problem isn't leadership, it's partisanship
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. For a continuously updating blog of...

    Speak Out: Aurora should buy drones to help fight crime

    Speak Out: Aurora should buy drones to help fight crime
    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. New stores lack appeal: This is about McDonald's Corp., the food chain. I think...