Editorial: Turnpike test could prove self-driving really works

Editorial: Turnpike test could prove self-driving really works

Ohio’s toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of self-driving vehi...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: New parade route a change for better

Mr. Ludwig, I respectfully disagree with your argument about the ‘tradition of the fair parade.’I, too, have only known the fair parade st...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Fact: Obama’s economy is working

Most conservative right wingers get confused when faced with facts.Daryl Hinkle’s letter of Aug. 3 is a glowing example. He says factories can&#...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Ron Lora: Questions missing in the presidential campaign

Ron Lora: Questions missing in the presidential campaign

Missing in the current presidential campaign is serious discussion on America’s state of interminable war. For three-quarters of a century we...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Chris Erskine: ‘Little brothers’ and big, big voices

Chris Erskine: ‘Little brothers’ and big, big voices

I used to write with music playing in the background till I realized the rhythms were interfering with my work. Like music, writing relies on attracti...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Chicago Tribune: The success of welfare reform

AUG. 22, 2016 — Twenty years ago Monday — on Aug. 22, 1996 — President Bill Clinton signed a welfare reform bill that he hailed as t...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


John M. Crisp: The death penalty’s essential futility

John M. Crisp: The death penalty’s essential futility

Maybe our society should congratulate itself occasionally on how much progress it’s made in the last half-century toward equality and individual...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Letter: Trust Trump, not the media

Shocked people are running for the hills from Donald Trump? I’m not. He’s not a perfect politician. When the people elected him with large...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Letter: Donald Trump the pick-pocket

Many years ago when the subject of why people vote against their own best interest came up, Lyndon Baines Johnson said this: “If you can convinc...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Lori Borgman: Give kids a break and start school later

Lori Borgman: Give kids a break and start school later

There was a time you could tell when school was starting by the school supply aisles at the big box stores. They looked like the aftermath of a tornad...

August 25th, 2016 |