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Few minds changed by Trump's speech

President Donald Trump changed the minds of 2 percent of voters with his nationally televised address last week on the border wall,...

January 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Climate changer

As the old year was winding down, hopes for needed change increased in volume and frequency.

January 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Warming to a plan

This coming spring or fall, a small experiment using a balloon will take place in the southwest U.S. The experiment will release a...

January 15, 2019 1:00 am


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School budgets' challenges unique

Flavia said, “Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts, and we are...

January 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Sears was once ahead of its time; then time caught up

At the present, Sears is barely surviving in bankruptcy court, But, there was a day when Sears was the Amazon of its time. It made the...

January 14, 2019 1:00 am


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What's the last song you would want to hear before you die?

Windblown rain lashes against the hospital windows in an uncertain rhythm that seems even more unsteady as I enter the patient’s...

January 14, 2019 1:00 am


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US fails to grasp China's motivation on moon

In October, as Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man” arrived in theaters, the movie provoked an uproar over...

January 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Raising an extrovert in a guarded world

Last month, my wife told our 5-year-old daughter, Anna, that because we'd be out of town on an upcoming weekend, Anna would have to...

January 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Americans, come back to the table

American democracy is running out of its most crucial ingredient: Us.

January 13, 2019 1:00 am


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With bad boy act, bad men hid in plain sight

The Nantucket courtroom in which Kevin Spacey was arraigned Monday was a real courtroom, not a Hollywood set: instead of a dramatic...

January 13, 2019 1:00 am


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Keep this grammar knowledge beside you

Did you know that “I Am the Walrus” was the B-side to The Beatles' 1967 single “Hello, Goodbye?” Usually, a...

January 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Sending wrong message on campus

The U.S. Department of Education, led by Secretary Betsy DeVos, has published new Title IX regulations for public notice and comment.

January 11, 2019 1:00 am


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If teacher salaries are to rise, spending priorities must shift

This week, the House Education Committee, on a partisan vote of 9-3, passed House Bill 1003. House Bill 1003 affirms increasing teacher...

January 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Cool it, parents; you're driving the refs away

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Indiana, this message is primarily for you.

January 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Better serving Hoosiers with disabilities the goal

My first encounter with Betty Williams was when I started as a county commissioner in Evansville. Her strong voice and tireless advocacy...

January 8, 2019 1:00 am