This weekend has me heading to a conference of economic research centers. As always, the big topic is new research, though given the current economic slowdown, there will be many a forecast. In a time when so much research is available on the internet, I’m surprised how useful it is to meet …


Kokomo police soon will announce trick-or-treat times for our littlest celebrants. But before the kids hit up the neighbors for candy Oct. 31, parents might want to begin talking about holiday safety with their young ladybug or pirate.


As voters, we all have an opportunity to intentionally affect the next four years in Kokomo. By casting our given right to vote, we have a voice in how the next four years will play out.

I am writing a letter of support for Lynn Rudolph, who is running for the 2nd District Kokomo Common Council seat. He is open, honest and accessible in his style. He has a proven record with the city administration team, departmental personnel and citizens as a fair, competent and consistent…

Of the 3.5 million teachers, 50% of them could retire today. In the last five years there has been a 39% decline in the number of new education graduates. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 40% of those new education graduates will never go to work in the classroom after graduation.

Cheers and Jeers

Bret Schreckinghaust of Russiaville sends this Jeer for those who blame guns after every school shooting:

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