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A shining city

I'm frequently asked, “Why do you want to be mayor?” The answer is simple: I want to be mayor because I, along with my...

September 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Parents hold the power to mandate ILEARN changes

It is time for Indiana parents to opt out and remove their children from testing until testing is brought back to responsible use.

September 19, 2019 1:00 am


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'Good enough' still not good enough

It's time for accountability. It's time for scandal-free leadership.

September 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Crisis of credibility

There has been growing fury within the scientific community this month. The issue is government communication around Hurricane Dorian.

September 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Keep courteous on rural roads

Central Indiana farmers harvested 1.04 million acres of corn and 1.24 million acres of soybeans in 2018, the National Agricultural...

September 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Learn from ILEARN

The current furor over testing in Indiana may have dominated debate in recent weeks, but I feel it should serve only as one part of a...

September 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Heroes of the daily struggle

Growing up in church, we didn't talk much about our problems, much less about emotional problems. If we did, it was mostly in hushed...

September 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Dignity through to the final days

“Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody – I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater...

September 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Capitalization mnemonic has a Ring about it

I'm about to hit you with a mnemonic device that will bring the armies of men into peace with the wood elves.

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Late-night laughs

An Apple a day ...

September 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Planetarium would be asset for generations

Imagine having the universe in the palm of your hand – or at least having it in your backyard.

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Big-picture thinking

Fort Wayne is exceptionally good at doing things in a big way.

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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ILEARN another blow to state's education efforts

Member school districts of the Indiana Urban Schools Association, representing 342,000 students throughout Indiana, call upon the...

September 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Big Vape discards its guinea pigs

The Truth Initiative's new campaign, “Don't Test on My Humans,” is tragically timely, as the 450 cases of vaping-related...

September 12, 2019 1:00 am


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The smart move

As summer turns to fall, most families with school-age children begin back-to-school preparations: books, supplies, new schedules and...

September 12, 2019 1:00 am