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Tuesday will be the 2020 Primary Election Day, moved up from the original May 6 date due to the COVID-19 crisis. The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County urges all eligible voters in … more
The “Anvil Chorus” is the English name for the Coro di Zingari (Italian for “Gypsy chorus”) from act 2, scene 1 of Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 opera “Il … more
So many of us are parked in front of our television sets these days, more out of necessity than desire. After hundreds of hours of viewing, of clicking the remote because I’m too lazy to … more
NASHVILLE, Ind. — One of the most arduous jobs in America these days is being a governor of one of 50 states. The Trump administration has essentially kicked the response to the coronavirus … more

In today’s article, two new terms — double depression and dysthymia — will be introduced. The key to understanding both is to see how healthy positive thinking patterns can be … more
VOTE411 is an online tool for voters across the country. It is an objective, non-partisan source of election and candidate information managed by the National League of Women Voters. By going to the … more
It’s been months now of living in the reality of the coronavirus pandemic. I think its safe to say that none of us could have imagined the many ways our lives changed so fast, the things we … more
Pierre the cat was a once-in-a-lifetime pet, and some of you will know exactly what I mean. He is the one you tell the same stories about over and over to friends more tolerant than they should … more
INDIANAPOLIS — In the hours after the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission suspended Attorney General Curtis Hill for groping four women at a legislative party, there was speculation … more

This month’s Virtual Lunch with the League focuses on the important issue of how welcoming our rural county is to those who differ from our majority white population. Our guests, Lamore … more
I like being asked. It means I have a choice. I can say no. Not that I always do. They’ve been asking me, over and over during this stay-at-home pandemic, to support our local … more
INDIANAPOLIS — When I pray, it usually goes something like this: “Dear Lord, give me the strength and courage to overcome the adversity I now face.” Today, I will pray for something … more
The League of Women Voters has always worked to promote the values and processes of representative government and worked to protect fundamental citizen rights and individual liberties. During the … more
TRAFALGAR — I moved to a new condo in the early stages of this pandemic, and as I restored my personal library, I found a coverless paperback edition of Alvin Toffler’s “Future … more

The League of Women Voters’ mission is clear: to keep people reminded of the privilege and responsibility of being part of a democratic governing system. League of Women Voters groups exist in … more
The newspaper that employed me for more than 30 years has ceased publication. It feels like a death in the family, and I’ve been trying to imagine the obituary: “The News-Sentinel, … more
INDIANAPOLIS — In times of crisis, people look to their leaders for guidance and reassurance. As the COVID-19 pandemic has been stealthy and mysterious while inflicting a heavy toll on Indiana … more
If you feel like Congress has become less productive, less functional, and more partisan … you’re right. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how it’s changed over the years … more
As a journalist, I appreciate the job our TV news folks are doing to keep us informed during these trying times. But, honestly, they’re starting to wear me out. It apparently hasn’t … more

INDIANAPOLIS — President Trump, Vice President Pence and Gov. Holcomb face the most daunting policy dilemma so far this century, which is how and when do they reopen the economy? I publish … more
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