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“What is happening to K-12 age students who are not in public school, both during their school years and when they enter the workforce?” This question has been driving research done by … more
The words weren’t aimed directly at me, but I was recently flummoxed by an unexpected undercurrent of animosity. In an online post, a military veteran refused to confine his anger to people … more
With Veterans Day coming up, it’s time to demand that the U.S. military truly create a welcoming environment for all who wish to serve in the defense of this country.Efforts have been made to … more
NASHVILLE, Ind. — There have been three presidents with vivid Indiana ties.  William Henry Harrison won the battle of Tippecanoe and served as a territorial governor. Abraham Lincoln moved to … more

November 2019 is an important election. Every four years our Indiana election calendar features local elections — city and towns. The League of Women Voters encourages all who live in a district … more
“I ask how and why this decision was reached,” Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said in the Senate recently. He was calling for an investigation into President Trump’s decision to pull US forces out of … more
There is distressing news from Indiana University.In the Daily Student newspaper, the headline tells the sad story: “Forty years have passed since IU sported a mascot.” The university is one of … more
I’m on the fence about this, if you want the truth.You see, more school districts are banning childhood games that were staples when I was growing up in the 1970s.Some say dodgeball, kickball, … more
NEWPORT, R.I. — When it comes to America’s engagement in what is increasingly globalized marketplace and security, a number of Hoosier statesmen set the compass points for many of us over the … more

A Jeb Bush tweet this week got me thinking about some of the ways our nasty partisan politics has been hurting our kids.Paraphrasing Jeb, he asked, “How can parents teach their children that using … more
The U.S. Constitution mandates a count of the population every 10 years and, while every one of the 23 decennial censuses that has been conducted so far since 1790 has been a massive undertaking, the … more
Municipal elections are coming up in Indiana, and it’s hard not to be cynical about them.In my city of Fort Wayne, participation in odd-year balloting has been plummeting. In 2003, just above 30 … more
My sister Kris kicked the tar out of Frankie Leper.It happened in 1972 after Leper, a notorious neighborhood bully, busted up my handmade go-kart, then shoved me into the mud.Sure, Leper was a big … more
As we have planned, strategized, created and worked on our comprehensive and thoroughfare plans, our end goal of commercial/retail and residential growth has been front and center. We want to grow … more

CARMEL — Police stop a driver westbound on 96th Street in Hamilton County. They find less than an ounce of marijuana and this driver in arrested, complete with a stay in the county jail, facing … more
The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County provided a “Registration and Voting” booth at the Business and Professional Women’s annual Reality Store held Monday at the Boys & Girls … more
I was talking with a friend the other day about immigration. It’s one of the most divisive issues of our time, and we, too, found ourselves divided. “Our country is full,” he quoted President … more
The story seemed to pop up then fade in less than a day, which was warp speed even in today’s social-media-driven news cycles. And it was pretty tame stuff, considering how normality is sliding … more
Merriam-Webster: Aberrant (n) 1: a group, individual, or structure that is not normal or typical: an aberrant group, individual, or structure; 2: a person whose behavior departs substantially from … more

On Sept. 23, a crowd of about 25 locals ranging in age from 14 to 90-plus gathered in the Donnelley Room at the Crawfordsville District Public Library to see the first showing of “The Legend of the … more
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