- Primus Mootry: Basketball ... more than just a game Swish! A high arching , elegant jumper from the right hand corner. All net. It was Hank Magaha's favorite shot. He was 6 feet, 2 inches of bronze muscle who could make shots from just about anyplace inside the half-court line. He was a Chicago street ball legend.
- Editorial: Indiana should tighten motorized scooter laws Question: What goes on two wheels, has a gasoline engine, travels at speeds of up to (actually, more than) 25 mph and can be driven on streets, roads and highways (but not interstates) in Indiana without a license?
Editorial: Dispatch center questions are valid
At an estimated cost between $9 million and $18 million, the proposed merging of 911 dispatch services in Madison County should be closely scrutinized by local officials.
- Scott Underwood: Reddick, THB bring 'Intelligent Life' to readers A science geek. A sports geek. A comic book geek. A pop culture geek. And a local geek to bring them all to life.
- You Said It: About a dumped dog, the jobless rate and drug abuse Each Monday, The Herald Bulletin publishes "You Said It," a compilation of readers comments from www.theheraldbulletin.com coupled with responses by the newspaper's editorial board.
- Maureen Hayden: Financial hardships mount for military families Days before the July Fourth holiday, Holly Petraeus stood on the steps of the imposing Indiana War Memorial, in front of a bank of cameras, and made a plea to military families: Don’t let pride stand in the way of asking for help.
- Letter: Saturday mail still essential In early June, House leadership (Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R) announced a proposal to use the elimination of Saturday mail delivery as a "pay-for" for the Highway Trust Fund, a multi-billion dollar fund.
- Editorial: Wheel tax is preferable to pothole-strewn roads Particularly after the harsh winter we've experienced — and the gaping potholes it begat — road and street repaving and repair projects are sorely needed. When it comes to picking our poison between taxes and road repair, the former is the less bitter pill to swallow.
- Guest column: New ads bring to life the truth about smoking On July 7, the Tips From Former Smokers campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will begin again across the country. The campaign profiles real people — not actors — who live with serious long-term health effects from smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.
Brian Howey: Evolving Hoosier marriage and equal protection
The last week of June brought extraordinary images to Indiana. With the stroke of a pen, federal Judge Richard Young stuck down the state’s marriage laws passed by overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Within hours, hundreds of gay couples flowed into Hoosier courthouses from Indianapolis, to Nashville, to Washington.
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