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In Gaza, dispute over civilian vs combatant deaths

In Gaza, dispute over civilian vs combatant deaths

FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, July 29, 2014, smoke and fire from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City. In the grisly math of the Israel-Hamas war, conflicting counts of combatants and civilians killed in Gaza are emerging - with the ratio perhaps more important t…

August 08, 2014 2:09 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s been an honor to be a federal employee

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It’s been an honor to be a federal employee

This is my last column for The Times as I end my time at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and retire from the National Park Service.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart VFW Post 5365 hails leading civil servants tonight

HOBART| Hobart VFW Post 5365 will hold its annual awards ceremony at 6 p.m. today at the post, 540 S. Indiana St.

November 15, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: State's issues go deeper than punch

The punch isn't the problem.

June 11, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Jobs for votes? In Illinois?

The recent flap over Gov. Pat Quinn's attempt to appoint a former state lawmaker to Illinois' Prisoner Review Board shows it might be getting tougher to get away with politics as usual in the Land of Lincoln.

March 26, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Effort to collect online sales taxes a sensible step

The state should closely monitor the impact of the Internet sales tax bill signed by Gov. Pat Quinn. Will it bring in extra sales tax revenue, as hoped, or will it cause some online retailers to cease doing business with affiliates in Illinois?

March 19, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Gov. Quinn is the anti-Walker

Illinois and Wisconsin are marching in different directions in responding to their financial problems.

March 05, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Where are statesmen in Midwest?

Cairo, Bahrain, Yemen, now Madison. The Mideast is on fire, and apparently America's Midwest is, too.

February 26, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Education on the minds of lawmakers

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan never tips his hand, so it's hard to know what he's got in mind.

December 18, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Prison release plan was a disaster

Eight months ago, an embarrassed Gov. Pat Quinn pulled the plug on an early prison release program that had been revealed as a fiasco and appointed a commission to study the matter and report its findings.

August 21, 2010 12:00 am
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