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In June, scientists released findings that the axis of the earth has tilted recently, which it does from time to time, but this time for surprising new reasons that are all about water. For decades … more
Teaching is one of the easiest jobs in the world — easiest to do poorly, and one of the hardest to do well. Nevertheless, the great majority teach as well as the circumstances and contexts … more
INDIANAPOLIS — In April 2022, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced $189 million for 154 Next Level broadband expansion projects, this coming atop a $100 million program in 2019. But on a helicopter … more
One million plastic bottles are sold every second around the world. Most are used once and discarded — unless they get a less lucky second life holding tobacco spit or a more virtuous second … more

“Sound of Freedom” is still going strong despite the efforts of the left to kill it. In just three weeks the action-thriller, about a real-life American hero who went to Colombia to … more
As a heat wave hits America from coast to coast, it’s hot outside — but cool inside, thanks to the triumph of air conditioning. For most of human history, there was little people … more
INDIANAPOLIS — In past generations, it was the accumulation of American body bags that forged domestic anti-war efforts. Last week, Indiana U.S. Reps. Jim Banks and Erin Houchin joined 68 … more
Some homeowners and landlords were really smart, really ahead of the times when they solarized houses 20 years ago — or even 40 years ago. Very early in the 21st century, a couple originally … more
The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court intensified discussions and arguments about affirmative action and diversity. A more diverse American population is already assured regardless of how hot … more

CARMEL — For the past half-century, the state’s two Big 10 universities shared the Indianapolis market with a Frankenstein approach that yielded “IUPUI.” Last month, Indiana … more
The Supreme Court handed down a flurry of decisions in June, a few coming with eyebrow-raising reactions. You could almost hear teachers and nurses sighing at the lost chance to reduce their student … more
A recent drive north of Crawfordsville took us past waves of winter grain almost ready for harvest, straight rows of knee-high corn filling huge fields, healthy soybean plants blowing in the wind, … more
I dream of the day I will be 100% debt free! I took on debt fairly early in life, when I borrowed money to help cover the cost of my Penn State degree. That turned out to be a terrific … more
Leo Morris, columnist for The Indiana Policy Review these last six years, died last week the owner of a distinguished 50-year career in journalism, most of it with the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel. His … more

EVANSVILLE — More than a dozen years ago during the 2010 election cycle, Eric Holcomb was a key cog on Gov. Mitch Daniels’ Aiming Higher PAC built to create a durable House Republican … more
Last tax year, Indiana went past go with a tax surplus. The state is now set to collect a $1.5 billion surplus, part of which legislators earmarked for the teacher retirement fund, a blessing. Yet it … more
The National Assessment of Educational Progress, the most trusted barometer of children’s classroom progress, has just delivered bad but expected news. Post COVID-19 lockdown testing found that … more
EVANSVILLE — In 1968, former vice president Richard Nixon pulled off what no other modern candidate for the White House had done, which was to win the presidency without carrying his home state … more
Several members of the community gathered June 21 to watch the League of Women Voters/Wabash College Green Issues movie Reflection: A Walk with Water (Bullfrog Films). The narrative of the film was a … more

The Fourth of July has always held a special power over me. I love the hot dogs and burgers and my mother’s delicious potato salad. Mostly, though, I’ve always cherished the … more
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