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Can the US get North Korea on its side against China?

For decades, the United States has been trying to get China to use its influence and power to isolate North Korea. Now, experts are...

August 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Time to make U.S. 30 into a genuine freeway

U.S. Highway 30 is a key 155-mile traffic artery that runs between the Illinois and Ohio state lines. For most of its length, it is...

August 17, 2017 1:00 am


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For-profit insurance model can't be fixed

Over the past few months, Congress has been unable to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). The blame is usually placed...

August 16, 2017 1:00 am


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Put on glasses, marvel at mechanics of nature

The solar eclipse is coming next Monday. I am excited about seeing it. Astronomy events like eclipses are a reminder how we are all...

August 15, 2017 1:00 am


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Teaching the heart as well as the mind

Back in the olden days, whenever I heard the cicadas or saw the lawn furniture in most retail stores being replaced by school supplies,...

August 14, 2017 1:00 am


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Building on a vision: Landing project - and its financing - benefit from extensive planning

The Downtown Development Trust sees the Landing as a community treasure.

August 13, 2017 1:00 am


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Myanmar's democracy still tenuous

For years, Myanmar's state-run media viciously denounced Aung San Suu Kyi. Yet last week, the country's de facto leader endorsed the...

August 13, 2017 1:00 am


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Stirring up success at Ivy Tech

Sometimes even good news reveals less-than-ideal truths.

August 13, 2017 1:00 am


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A tribute from one rhinestone cowboy to another

The news hit me hard.

August 12, 2017 1:00 am


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Late-night laughs

Conan O'Brien

August 12, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump's words feed paranoia in N. Korea

Research indicates that threatening Kim Jong Un in a way that reinforces his perspective only escalates the path to war.

August 11, 2017 1:00 am


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Left mercilessly imposes vision

“I strongly believe in gender and racial diversity, and I think we should strive for more,” the Google employee wrote.

August 11, 2017 1:00 am


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Diversity memo: Vile or visionary?

It was a rough weekend at Google. On Friday, a 10-page memo,“Google's Ideological Echo Chamber,” started circulating on...

August 11, 2017 1:00 am


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Preparation, civility make for productive visit with rep

Do ordinary citizens still have a voice in Washington, D.C., and in their state capitals? Despite the cynicism of these times, my answer...

August 11, 2017 1:00 am


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The angel of the waiting room

It was a place where nobody wanted to be. There was no eager anticipation. Just a mix of restlessness, anxiety and get me out of here as...

August 10, 2017 1:00 am