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  • Aug. 15: Letter to the Editor Governor changes, so does educationThe seemingly endless battle between Gov. Mike Pence and Superintendent of Public Instruction Ritz continues. The issues of conflict are too numerous to list here but the battles are severe, with students and taxpay

    August 15, 2014

  • Indiana's water supply needs closer attention Indiana has been taking its water supply for granted, but it’s time to start taking it seriously.That’s the message of a new report from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. It calls for the state to pay greater attention to its water resources and put s

    August 15, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Take a taste for a cause

    As many people in this community know first-hand, when the wave of tornadoes ravaged Kokomo last November, the United Way of Howard County was one of the many groups on the ground, ready to help those in need.The Taste of Kokomo, scheduled from 5 to

    August 15, 2014

  • Schools push healthy food When the U.S. Department of Agriculture handed down stricter standards for school lunches, many feared kids would resist the change, that they might turn up their noses at the healthier food choices and instead come to school with sugary treats and p

    August 14, 2014

  • DAVE BANGERT: Indiana's new chief justice and court's 'mom question' Two years ago, as Loretta Rush ascended from Tippecanoe Superior Court 3 judge to the state’s Supreme Court, I dropped this line in a column celebrating someone who had earned her place.“Across the state, the headline will be: ‘[Mitch] Daniels Choose

    August 14, 2014

  • LETTERS: State water supply an economic issue State water supply an economic issueIt takes a lot of water to build and grow things, and in Indiana, that’s what we do. It’s why the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation commissioned a new study on water resources (www.indianachamber.com/water). W

    August 14, 2014

  • JEFFREY McCALL: POTUS promises of transparency fail to materialize The United States system of government relies on citizens having full access to information that can be used in self-governance. Journalists and other First Amendment advocates were enthused when the Obama administration came into office with convinc

    August 14, 2014

  • Call, click for safety THE ISSUELocating underground utility lines before starting a digging project.OUR VIEWNow with an online request form, Indiana 811 has made it easier to ensure your own safety. Outdoor temperatures are forecast to remain in the 70s this week, well be

    August 13, 2014

  • Rob Burgess House of Burgess: RIP Robin Williams

    I was re-watching the 2006 movie “Little Miss Sunshine” Monday when I heard my phone buzz. After the credits had rolled, I looked at the screen and found myself shocked.It was a news alert that Robin Williams had died that morning at the age of 63 of an apparent suicide.

    August 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • ANDREA NEAL: 'Paddle Your Own Canoe' is a Hoosier inspiration

    Editor’s note: This is one in a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the Indiana Bicentennial in December 2016. James Whitcomb Riley was the most acclaimed, but he wasn’t the first Hoosier poet to gain national fame. Sarah T. Bolton dese

    August 13, 2014

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