Economic data releases last week painted a darkening view of the U.S. economy as it starts its third quarter of contraction. Declines in economic activity from February through June were stark. I pen this column before the release of second quarter GDP growth, but there is little doubt it wi…
In the next three weeks of my “Riding The Storm Out” series, I will encourage us to press on. Yes, there is still great work ahead of us. We are nowhere near being out of this situation.
At a time when our Region and nation are starved for a clear track for navigating a global pandemic, and the leadership to propel us along that track, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb took the pole position this past week.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb recently lapsed into the sort of public health double-speak that's been lampooned since the coronavirus pandemic first struck the United States in March.
A recent letter in the Kokomo Tribune told us the Preamble to the Constitution gives the government the authority to mandate masks because of the phrase “general welfare". I will not bicker with the letter writer or anyone else concerning whether a mask will help or not. I have been told th…
Lots of names are being changed these days because someone or some group is offended. If a name honors something bad, of course it should change, but most names honor a good thing and shouldn't cause offense. Confederate generals, separatists, and supporters of slavery should not be honored;…
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This Week's Circulars
- Tipton's Miller's Merry Manor reports outbreak
- 2 Peru schools staff members test positive for COVID
- Town hall slated for Howard County solar farm project
- Tipton Community Schools announce delay of start of school
- Kokomo staple Strawberry Festival returns Friday
- 17-year-old facing attempted murder charge in adult court
- No smoking, drinking or eating as Atlantic City casinos open
- Howard County experiences deadliest quarter for drug overdose deaths in recent years
- Howard adds 47 COVID cases in 72 hours, Tipton cases up 30.2%
- Colts begin to report for training camp like no other