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Happy Women’s History Month! We turn to one of the oldest professions for women, relevant in a county where maternal healthcare options have been decreasing. “Midwifery is an ancient … more
Happy Women’s History Month! We turn to one of the oldest professions for women, relevant in a county where maternal healthcare options have been decreasing. “Midwifery is an ancient … more
  CARMEL — In two months, Hoosier voters will be selecting nominees for their next governor. Former Republican school superintendent Jennifer McCormick will be the Democrat nominee, … more
What would you do with frozen catfish, frozen strawberries, canned chickpeas, dried split peas and fruit cocktail? Could you make dinner from such ingredients and what else would you need to succeed? … more

A recent newspaper article recommended, “Save the anthem for when it is really needed.” The point is the national anthem has often become pro forma. Indeed, when the anthem was sung by a … more
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation has planned the LEAP (Limitless Exploration/Advanced Pace) Innovation District located on more than 9,000 acres in our neighboring Boone County without … more
A recent newspaper article recommended, “Save the anthem for when it is really needed.” The point is the national anthem has often become pro forma. Indeed, when the anthem was sung by a … more
KEY WEST, Fla. — In the nascent days of his administration, Gov. Eric Holcomb found himself confronted with Willie Nelson’s huge Prevost tour bus — the Honeysuckle Rose — in … more
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who died in December, was rightly celebrated as a trailblazing jurist who brought common sense and moderation to the Supreme Court. She also was a champion of … more

February is on track to be the warmest ever, and the warmth can mess with a gardener’s bones. Seed catalogs are pouring in, and anyone who starts seeds is saving up recycled pots while telling … more
KEY WEST, Fla. — The news from eastern Europe has been grim this past week. Ukraine has retreated from the strategic hub of Avdiivka, its army running out of ammunition and manpower. And in an … more
I wanted to thank Dr. Roberts for his letter “Physician urges caution.” This topic certainly needs intelligent discussion regarding the ramifications of personal medical treatment. … more
When I read about the “silent book club” trend, it filled me with instant calm and hope. As it goes, in 2012, two friends in San Francisco came up with the idea for a non-formal … more
Would it surprise you to learn that food insecurity was lowest during the pandemic? Defined as “not always having access to enough food to lead an active healthy life” or skipping meals … more

The phrase “traditions of hope” combines two emphases often in conflict: past and future. Blame for the past and plans for the future create tensions and emotions dominating current … more
INDIANAPOLIS ­— Since the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin began his vicious genocidal assault on Ukraine two years ago, more than 10,000 civilians have been killed and over 18,500 injured, … more
Big decisions have shaped the United States. We wouldn’t be who we are as a nation without the decisiveness shown by America’s founders and by our leaders in times of crisis. It’s … more
“It raises too many questions. I don’t write the questions. I write the answers,” says author Isabel Wilkerson in Ava Duvernay’s “Origin” — now out in … more
INDIANAPOLIS ­— When a politician makes the decision to accept a vice presidential or lieutenant governor invitation, it generally means taking on a subservient posture. All the time. … more

In 1998, children’s songwriter Tom Chapin wrote a lovely song, “My town is a salad bowl,” a lovely metaphor for the U.S., — arguably better than the weary “melting … more
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