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    U.S. lags far behind in gender equity

    On her first day back at work after having a baby, Angela Ames, a loss mitigation specialist at Nationwide Insurance in Des Moines, tried repeatedly to find a clean, private place to pump her breast milk. As anyone who has done that knows, it can't easily wait, but she said no appropriate room was...

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    Leonard Pitts Jr.: 'The Grapes of Wrath' resonates 75 years later

    It was an angry book.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Why prescribing law is needed

    The Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois represents the 708, 377 and 553 boards charged with assessing, prioritizing and supporting with local tax revenue the mental health, substance use disorder and developmental disability systems of care in their communities. They intersect...

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Seniors have earned a helping hand

    As director of the Millstadt Senior Center, I see firsthand the benefit of a hot meal program for senior citizens. Hot, nutritious meals are provided at the center Monday through Friday for those seniors who drive or receive transportation on the township bus. Volunteers, through Meals on Wheels, ...

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    All immigrants welcome

    I have met many Mexican- Americans who are very devout Catholics. Others I have met are of a different faith, but it makes no difference; most are very good people.

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