- RAY DAY: Bigot? Take it back Before I get into my regular column writing, I want to clarify something. I stirred up a few readers last week who called me a bigot, anti-gay and a person who discriminates against others. I received some emails that disturbed me, that I could be di
- KAREN ALTERGOTT ROBERTS: Making life in Kokomo better for those in need If suffering children were a flood, if domestic violence were a tornado, if homeless ness were a blizzard, the people of Kokomo would come together and help make things right. We are Kokomo. We have been through a lot and when a community need is kno
- FAITH BRAUTIGAM: Share your interests with others like you One of the mental images I have of my late father always makes me smile. I see him sitting on a bench at the mall, holding exactly one package while he waits … and waits … and waits some more. The memory is from a different time and place; there wa
- MARK BENNETT: The blessings of a long, cold, snowy winter in Indiana As spring, summer arrive, Hoosiers will appre ciate icy months (well, maybe a little). Queue up Richie Havens' husky baritone. "Little darlin', I feel that ice is slowly melting; little darlin', it seems like years since it's been clear; here comes t
- Show flag etiquette On Monday, Mexico commemorated the adoption of its flag. Here in the U.S., we celebrate our Flag Day June 14. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the date a national observance for the American flag in 1916. Congress established National Flag Day in
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There has to be a more fitting word for what’s about to happen in the telecommunications industry, but “oligopoly” is the only one I can come up with. “Comcast Corp. will buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $45.2 billion in a deal that would combine the nation’s top two cable TV companies and create a dominant force in creating and delivering entertainment,” reported The Associated Press Feb. 13.
- ANDREA NEAL: Ind.'s constitution framers met under a Corydon elm Editor's note: This is one in a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016. James Madi son, Benja min Franklin and colleagues spent almost four months debating, writing and editing the document that wo
- MAUREEN HAYDEN: Zoeller relishes his role as Ind.'s lead defender Suppor ters of same-sex mar riage hailed Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring when he announced he wouldn't defend his state's prohibition against gay marriage. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller calls Herring's decision a "dereliction of duty."
- TOM LoBIANCO: Delph vs. Republicans a fight for recognition When state Sen. Mike Delph took to Twitter about gay marriage and ultimately lost his formal vestiges of power within the Senate Republican Caucus, he gained something far more valuable in the world of politics: "Name ID." The political lingo stands
- BRIAN HOWEY: Lessons from the marriage amendment debate The voters will not see the constitu tional marriage amendment on the Indiana ballot until 2016, if ever. For much of the past two months, House Joint Resolution 3 has dominated legislative and media attention at a time when Indiana's jobless rate is
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