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  • 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

  • MICHAEL HICKS: Lessons for hard times If my physician told me I had but one more day to live, I would start it off by attending a kid's swim meet and top it off with an economics lecture. This wouldn't actually extend my time on Earth, but it'd sure feel like it. Over the past few weeks,

    April 4, 2014

  • Have you registered? The Howard County Election Board removed two candidates from the May primary ballot in February, but both candidates could still be on the ballot in November. Democratic Center Township trustee candidate Robert A. Lee and Republican Harrison Township

    April 2, 2014

  • Be prepared for flooding The National Weather Service reports central Indiana and the Kokomo area can expect rain today through Friday afternoon. A lot of rain, actually. Some locales could see as much as 4 inches. Lowland river flooding might occur, the weather service warn

    April 2, 2014

  • Rob Burgess House of Burgess: Minimum wage still a joke

    On Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden — filling in for traveling President Barack Obama — delivered the The White House’s Weekly Address. The remarks were revealingly titled, “Raise The Minimum Wage – It’s The Right Thing To Do For Hardworking Americans.”

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

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