- Jim Bailey: Star-crossed or chick-flick, we can identify with cancer How could a simple character-themed “chick flick” about young cancer patients come out on top of high-budget star-studded Hollywood blockbusters? The answer, dear Brutus, is not in the stars, or villains, or superheroes, or special effects. It is in ourselves.
Primus Mootry: The rise of the robots
For openers, I take this opportunity to say Happy Birthday!, America. We've come a long way, baby. Everybody's celebrating. White folks. Black folks. Hispanics. Even Native Americans.
- Charo Boyd: Medicare is here to stay Medicare went into effect 48 years ago on July 1, 1966. Earlier that same year, Medicare workers went door to door trying to get seniors to sign up. Medicare was not the cornerstone then that it is today and people did not know whether it was going to work for the long haul.
Maureen Hayden: Simplifying taxes is not simple
Pushing his idea that a simpler tax system can boost Indiana’s economy, Gov. Mike Pence invited prominent conservative economists to a closed-to-the-public conference this past week.
- Scott Underwood: Life lessons learned on fishing trip I wrote recently about my history of blunders on fishing trips to Canada, and have returned from my most recent piscatorial sojourn with fresh Stupid Scott Stories.
- Theresa Timmons: Last chance to see 'Mockingbird' and a tulip-bulb shaped head We do not have a Gregory Peck clone at the Mainstage Theater. But we have our own secret weapon, Andrew Persinger. From the moment the play begins, he morphs into his own special rendition of Atticus.
Ken de la Bastide: State changing gas tax, Feds asked to consider
Most Americans travel on daily in a vehicle that runs on gasoline or diesel oil, and every fluctuating cost affects the amount of discretionary dollars a person and family has to spend.
- Jim Bailey: When it comes to presidential scandals, the buck never stops With not more than a couple of exceptions, every one of the 44 presidents of the United States has had to endure at least a hint of scandal before, during or after their administrations.
Maleah Stringer: The dumping of Nina and how perseverance prevailed
Our first Summer Solstice event was June 21, 2014 at The Edge. While we were setting up I got a phone call from a volunteer who taking one of our shelter dogs back to the shelter after a meet and greet. I was told that a woman was trying to dump her dog.
'Big Joe' Clark: Protect your identity, now more than ever
I think we can all agree that technological innovations have made many aspects of our lives simpler and more efficient.
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