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Committee leans away from Common Core, despite higher costs for independent standards
INDIANAPOLIS A legislative committee studying controversial Common Core education standards is likely to recommend the state create its own curricul...
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Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Commentary: Cruz, other Republicans trip over Obamacare arguments
INDIANAPOLIS Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, hates President Obamas health care reform package. Cruz, a favorite of the tea party and other cranky conservat...
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Shutdown would mean little to most Hoosiers " for now
INDIANAPOLIS Most Hoosiers are unlikely to feel much impact if the federal government experiences a partial shutdown unless it lasts awhile. The U....
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Expert: 1 percent cut in recidivism could save state millions
INDIANAPOLIS The state could save millions of dollars simply by reducing recidivism rates by 1 percent, a public policy expert told lawmakers Thursd...
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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Commentary: Gun lovers just don't get it
INDIANAPOLIS It doesnt take much to get gun lovers going. Not long after the mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., I wrote a column in...
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commentary: Government is about people who give to us all
INDIANAPOLIS On a cloudy Thursday, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry, Indy Public Safety Foundations Melissa Proffitt Reese and I sat in a radio...
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Monday, September 23, 2013
Lawmakers will revisit state pension decisions
INDIANAPOLIS A legislative panel will consider asking state officials to back off a plan to privatize public employee retirement benefits and recons...
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Monday, September 23, 2013
Commentary: Can Republicans win the U.S. Senate in 2014?
INDIANAPOLIS As we approach a mid-term election year, like it or not, its appropriate to start looking ahead to the 2014 elections. Besides, everyon...
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Commentary: After a shooting, we can talk about everything but guns
INDIANAPOLIS That didnt take long. Before the sounds of the gunshots had died away, perhaps even as some of victims breathed their last and while th...
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
This weekend's Outdoor Experience is chance to try hobbies, sports for free
INDIANAPOLIS Hoosiers can learn how to use a crossbow, go off-road biking, find edible mushrooms and catch, cook and clean a fish all in one day in...
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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