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Queen of free: Silence the noise, enjoy what really matters

By Cherie Lowe I’m not sure when I first noticed it. A notification on my phone would ping and I would cringe. Emails tumbled in...
Whatever happened to a trial by jury?

(Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel A trial by jury is one of our fundamental rights and a bedrock of the criminal justice system. Furthermore, it has been...
At 60, there’s plenty of wear and tear

By Gina Barreca Sixty is the new 60. People keep telling me it’s the new 40 but I’ve been 40 and, honey, this isn’t it. While...
Wishful thinking for state pre-kindergarten

By Micah Clark Recently, the PBS show Indiana Lawmakers ended with Republican Speaker of the House Brian Bosma saying, “I’d like to triple it,” when...
Letter: Raise cigarette prices as deterrent

To the editor: Indiana is not one of the more healthier states. There is a higher percentage of teenagers and adults smoking in the Hoosier...
Letter: Column brought out Christmas’ meaning

To the editor: This letter is meant for Lori Borgman. Lori, thanks for your great article, "Wondering where the Christmas wonder went" on Dec. 22. I...
Letter: Christmas lights brightened holiday

To the editor: You recently posted an article about the local holiday lights the public could view ("Bright lights: Christmas lights make houses shine at...
Hoosier state’s tax base dwindling

By many accounts, Indiana’s two most vexing legislative matters in this session involve the financing of highways and pre-kindergarten education. While there are many important...
Figuring out the past, one question at a time

Janet Hommel Mangas, For the Daily Journal The hubby made a short fun quiz for our junior high Sunday school class. We are just beginning...
Driftwood outdoors: Making syrup great winter activity

By Brandon Butler For most, maple syrup is an artificially engineered thick, brown liquid with a corn syrup base bought in a plastic bottle. But...

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