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The benefits of HORSEPLAY

March is National Disabilities Awareness Month – a time to focus on the many ways in which people with disabilities are an...

March 22, 2019 1:00 am


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A lifelong teacher

Teaching mattered to Phyllis Bush. The retired South Side High School teacher, who died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, taught...

March 21, 2019 1:00 am


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A welcome uptick in accountability

As various House committees gear up for a season of investigations and hearings on President Donald Trump and his administration, a lot...

March 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Proven benefit

Several local news organizations, including this paper, recently reported that the Allen County Jail has introduced video calls. In the...

March 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Moving beyond race-based fear

The word “fear” was mentioned many times during the March 6 Advancing Voices of Women Civil Conversation we led on the topic...

March 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Climate's threat to nuclear plants

When America's fleet of nuclear reactors was designed some four-plus decades ago, few people had ever heard the phrase “climate...

March 18, 2019 1:00 am


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In Development

When I tell people I'm the director of community development, I often get a blank stare. People may nod and smile, but I can tell they...

March 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Funding shortage causes troubles to compound

Indiana policymakers love to celebrate the state's leadership, but one ranking our lawmakers can't tout is the Hoosier state's standing...

March 17, 2019 1:00 am


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'Women never to be forgotten'

In the 1970s, I heard Pauli Murray (1910-85) speak at a Fort Wayne Urban League event. Recently, I was reacquainted with her...

March 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Indiana's twin education deficits

Recently, there has been debate regarding the achievement gap across student groups and approaches to monitoring the progress of these...

March 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Meddling with words shows off their mettle

I had a friend visit me the other day to tell me about a problem. I listened to her secret shame and consoled her. Under the veil of...

March 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Late-night laughs

Conan O'Brien

March 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Sunshine Week essential to maintain democracy's gleam

The 45 words of the First Amendment have been shielding us from government interference in our core freedoms since 1791 – 228...

March 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Survivor's story

When my husband told me Alex Trebek had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, I felt as if he had told me one of our close...

March 15, 2019 1:00 am


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The cheapening of shame

“Man is the only animal that blushes,” wrote Mark Twain. “Or needs to.”

March 14, 2019 1:00 am