Ending Sunday liquor-sale ban not simple issue

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The General Assembly will be taking up the issue of Sunday alcohol sales this session. At the outset, I want to lay...

School background checks bill goes too far

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(Anderson) Herald Bulletin Background checks of prospective teachers and other school employees are fundamentally important to Indiana families. Children are entrusted to...

Obama’s budget features same spending problems

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The president’s budget proposal presents an opportunity to tackle the long-term fiscal crisis facing the nation. Unfortunately, the White House seems positioned...

REAL CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

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Learning lasts longest when we participate. A kid can read a dozen books on how to hit a curveball, but until he...

God has plans for, knows unborn

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The Bible makes it clear that unborn children are known intimately and personally by God. He knows that pre-born baby just as...

Now time to take township consolidation seriously

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Kokomo Tribune State Rep. Mike Karickhoff, R-Kokomo, has authored seven bills and co-authored two more for the 2015 legislative session. ...

Farming property taxes hot topic but hard for average people to change

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nce again, farmland assessments and property taxes are going up. The Department of Local Government Finance, which oversees property taxes in Indiana,...

THINK RURAL

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The name “Indiana” creates a vivid image in people’s minds. Rolling farm fields. Basketball goals hanging above garage doors and on barn...

Indiana promises have gone up in smoke

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Sixteen years after the state tobacco settlement, the story is one of broken promises. The money collected by the states after settling...

How French intelligence missed Charlie Hebdo terrorists

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In the wake of the tragic shootings in Paris, French police and intelligence agencies are being asked to explain why known militants—including one who...