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It has been a spring packed with surreal moments, but one in particular stands out for me. About a week after protests started in downtown Fort Wayne, the marchers were joined by the police chief, … more
We are excited to announce the commissioners’ first meeting of our Town Hall Listening Tour will be hosted at 6 p.m. Thursday in the main shelter house at Tremaine Park, Waynetown. This is … more
NASHVILLE, Ind. – Hoosier Democrats will convene virtually at the end of this week to officially nominate Dr. Woody Myers for governor, Linda Lawson for lieutenant governor, and either State … more
Swastika flags and Confederate flags do not share the same historical context and meaning. The World War II generation experienced the two in different ways. Images of battle scenes and of Adolf … more

The League of Women Voters of Indiana 2020 State Council meeting was held June 6 as part of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the LWV. The council is held in even-numbered years to give … more
My sister is hot on the trail of history, eagerly searching for a missing piece of our father’s life. She was spring cleaning recently, and came across his separation papers from the Army. … more
INDIANAPOLIS — Just minutes after President Trump chided American governors for not “dominating” violent protesters in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, … more
Over the last few years, the health of American democracy has come under great scrutiny. Polling routinely shows that Americans are concerned that democratic institutions aren’t working as well … more
The League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following statement in reference to the murder of George Floyd: “The League of Women Voters grieves the murders of George Floyd and … more

Most would agree that we are in desperate need of peacemakers. No need to recount the ever-present conflicts in our communities and around the world. The whirlwinds of turmoil lift dark dust that … more
Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth Put out my hand, and touched the face of God Those are the first and last lines of “High Flight” by 19-year-old Canadian Air Force pilot … more
CARMEL — Primary voting will be completed on Tuesday in the congressional seats that opened up with the retirements of Democrat U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky and Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks. … more
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
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