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Time to fund real solutions for drug issues

By Morton Marcus The Indiana General Assembly has a wonderfully easy-to-use site for residents who wants to know about bills introduced by subject or author....
Grading the past: How quickly miles pass on life’s journey

Can someone please tell me why mothers hang onto their children’s old report cards? I have a three-ring notebook full of report cards and standardized...
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...
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...
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...
An appreciation of a good man, Obama

By Rex Huppke President Barack Obama is a good and decent man. That’s what I thought, over and over, as I watched his farewell address Tuesday...
Brief visit with famous writer was memorable

By Dick Wolfsie When I first wrote this column in 2006, Art Buchwald was in hospice. He wanted to spend his final days with friends...

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