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Maureen Hayden: Helping those with a criminal record
In 2009, when then-candidate Matt Ubelhor was knocking on doors in the rural southern Indiana district he now represents in the General Assembly, he kept hearing the same story from countless constituents: They’d lost their jobs in a bad economy and couldn’t get another one because they couldn’t past a background check that revealed some long-ago arrest or conviction.
Angie Colip: Old, used bowling balls cause dilemma
I have a question of the week. What becomes of bowling balls once they are no longer being used by their owner? I have a house that is full of unused bowling balls. The front closet and even my living room have become overrun with them.
Ken de la Bastide: Young guns come up short
With 10 laps remaining at the ARCA/CRA Speedfest at Watermelon Capital Speedway it appeared that three drivers under the age of 19 were going to take the top three positions.
Chase Elliott was leading chased by Erik Jones and John Hunter Nemechek, but through a number of cautions over the final circuits none of the young guns would record a podium finish.
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Verna Davis: Avoid a diet; feed on the Word
OK, people. I concede that I am “middle-aged,” even though the thought terrifies me.
Maureen Hayden column: Updating voter registry will take time, money
Earlier this year, I wrote a series of columns bemoaning the low voter turnout in the May primary and asked why only 20 percent of Indiana’s 4.4 million registered voters bothered to go to the polls.
Jesse Wilkerson column: There is a solution to your problem
I ran across this exercise several years ago. If you ever have been by my office at the Mounds Mall you will see the same nine dots you see below on my door as a constant reminder of this exercise.
Brian Howey: Daniels at Purdue raises questions over potential conflicts
At the advent of the Mitch Daniels governorship, a close ally of his told me that the new governor always had a long-range plan.
Emmett Dulaney: Are risk and vesting correlated?
In business, as in life, the safest thing to do is often nothing. If you don’t take a chance, you can usually avoid the dangers that could befall those who do venture outside the norm and propose new businesses, new products or otherwise embrace risk in the pursuit of reward.
Emmett Dulaney: Price is the most flexible variable
A funny thing happened on the way to purchasing a book from Amazon.com — the price changed. Forty-two times within a 30-day period.
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