By Joseph Bauers
Former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once famously said that he could not define pornography, but he knew it when he saw it.
By Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Now that the election is behind us and Illinois voters have made a strong statement in favor of change in Springfield, it's time for the state to embrace serious change in its biggest looming budgetary problem: Medicaid.
By Donna Reed
Spreading the spirit of Christmas is indeed a gift that one can give at this holiday season. Such a gift is neither purchased nor wrapped, but there is no mistaking its presence.
Once upon a recent Christmas past I was the recipient of such Christmas spirit.
I was extremely disappointed to read The News-Gazette's editorial about the firefighter-manning legislation overwhelmingly approved by the General Assembly.
My disappointment isn't with your right to disagree with our position. Rather, your position is based on a deficit of factual information.
By Janice Collins
Few of the stories have been verified. No charges have been engaged.
By Ruth Wegman
My neck is stiff; my mouth is dry from talking; and I've never sat in the same chair for so long. But I'm having a good time. It's Nov. 4, my first day to serve as an election judge.