Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

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  • April 5, 2014: Cheers & Jeers Patriots, veterans help raise $4,000 Jerry Paul, president of the Howard County Veterans Memorial Corp., sends this Cheer: "Thanks to all of the patriots and veterans in the community who made the Disabled American Veterans van raffle a success. We w

    April 5, 2014

  • RAY DAY: My best girl, '46 Dodge A reader asked me to go back to the good old days and write about my time as a person dating and being with other teenagers. He said that lately I was talking about life today and he had always looked forward to the days of old and those things we di

    April 5, 2014

  • Seeking common sense in Ind.'s Common Core move Now that the state of Indiana has put the Common Core fiasco behind it, it can turn its attention to replacing those academic standards with some new, homegrown ones ... ... that look a lot like Common Core. As ridiculous as that sounds, it should ma

    April 5, 2014

  • Fixing flood insurance Those living in flood-prone areas have watched with weary eyes as the National Flood Insurance Program is drowning in a $24 billion sea of red ink. And although the scene has been playing out in national headlines, it is hitting home for many in the

    April 4, 2014

  • Be watchful for cycles ABATE of Indiana -- the nonprofit motorcycle advocacy group -- began offering its annual classes on rider safety at Inventrek Technology Park, 700 E. Firmin St., late last week. Courses are sold out through June 28. They're popular. In 2010, just two

    April 4, 2014

  • LEE HAMILTON: Americans seek more success from our gov't In 1965, the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, Wilbur Mills, brought legislation establishing Medicare and Medicaid to the floor of the U.S. House. That was my first year in Congress, and I remember vividly the moment when Mills came

    April 4, 2014

  • ED VASICEK: Safety and prevention dominate recent news The wife and I often walk, and occasionally we hop in the car and scurry over to Jackson Morrow Park to walk the loop. During our last trip, we saw a large sign, warning that Duke Energy was going to do major electrical work and the loop would be clo

    April 4, 2014

  • April 4, 2014: Letters to the editor Immoral behavior can produce poverty In his letter expressing concern about children in poverty, a letter writer "wonders" how Jesus would respond. That is easy, because Jesus tells us. He tells his followers to respond with compassion. Christ instru

    April 4, 2014

  • April 6, 2014: Letters to the editor Indiana must stop taxing canceled debt Lost in all the hoopla from the state Legislature concerning lowering the business property tax and an amendment prohibiting gay marriage is the fact absolutely nothing has been done to eliminate the ridiculous

    April 4, 2014

  • OPN - KT040414 - bosma mug BRIAN BOSMA: Ind. House Republicans advance session goals When the General Assembly began its work last November, as speaker I pledged a session driven by five main issues: increased road funding, enhanced job training, early childhood education, fair business taxation and cutting government red tape. With

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

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