- ROB BURGESS: Amazon's flying delivery robots In a Dec. 1 "60 Minutes" piece on CBS -- charitably labeled an Amazon.com "infomer-cial" by Slate's Konstantin Kakeas Dec. 2 -- CEO Jeff Bezos gave Charlie Rose an exclusive look at what's next for the company, which had $61 billion in revenue in 201
- DAN COATS: America's major policy shift on Iran In a recent address to the nation, President Barack Obama acknow-ledged Iran "has been unwilling to meet its obligations to the interna-tional community." In the same speech the president vowed to "prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon." But t
- MAUREEN HAYDEN: Hoosier Survey results: predictable, surprising Every year at about this time, State-house reporters like me ask lawmakers what their priorities will be for the coming year. The more interesting inquiry is made by the people at Ball State's Bowen Center for Public Affairs, because they ask Hoosier
- TOM LoBIANCO: No apparent end to Pence, Ritz communication woes Wel- come to Indi-ana's own "Cold War," a tit-for-tat fight over education more akin to some-thing out of Dr. Seuss' "The Butter Battle Book" than high-brow statesmanship. Democratic Schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz surprised watchers last week whe
- WOLFISE: Black mark On Black Friday I was dealing with some severe back pain. What with the giant screen TVs, the treadmills, and the new furniture … well, I never should have carried in all those newspaper ads from the front porch in one trip. My wife and I have always
GOODNIGHT: A thanks to all who assisted our town
On Sunday, Nov. 17, two tornadoes ripped through the city of Kokomo, leaving extensive damage and devastation in their wake. Immediately, hundreds of volunteers within our community and throughout the state reached out ...
- VASICEK: Weddings, ribbon cuttings, and sauerkraut Today’s column surveys some highlights in my recent crazy life. The craziness isn’t recent, just the particular highlights. My son and his fiancee were scheduled to get married the Saturday after Thanksgiving (and did). But about a week and a half be
- DAY: How did we survive? The other day while shopping for some goodies to fill up the empty spaces of our pantry, a nice man came up to me and asked if I was Ray Day. I said, "Yes, I am." He said he knew me back in the old days. I lived on the east side of the railroad and h
Indiana’s infant mortality rate awful
Too many Hoosier babies are being mourned at funerals instead of being celebrated on their first birthdays, prompting a new statewide initiative to eliminate infant mortality.
HAMILTON: Why can’t Congress aim higher on reforms?
Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a Dec. 13 deadline to produce, well, something. For weeks, we’ve been told to keep expectations low.
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