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Commentary: Lessons from journalism school
Eighteen years ago this month I moved into the dorm for my freshman year at Franklin College. Im now 36, so that move was exactly half a lifetime ago...
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Commentary: Courts need to treat conflicts as other professions do
INDIANAPOLIS A prominent politician once told me a story about a friend of his who became a judge. That friend, the politician said, had been a regu...
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
State picks new test to replace GED
INDIANAPOLIS The state plans to hire the company that struggled to administer this years ISTEP test to provide a high school equivalency exam that w...
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Small business owners say unemployment, other government systems don't work for them
INDIANAPOLIS Janet South took a deep breath before she spoke. The owner of DECO Group, a commercial painting company in Indianapolis, said she didnt...
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Commentary: Hoosiers want leaders to stop acting like kids on education
INDIANAPOLIS A few days ago, on the radio show I host, we talked about education. Actually, we were supposed to discuss teacher training and recruit...
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Monday, August 26, 2013
Anti-Obamacare group comes to Indy for townhall
INDIANAPOLIS The conservative Heritage Action for American organization brought its anti-Obamacare tour to Indianas capitol city on Monday and calle...
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Monday, August 26, 2013
Analysis: Education policy discussion mired in maze of boards, agencies
INDIANAPOLIS After Gov. Mike Pence announced his new Center for Education and Career Innovation on Friday, I decided to make a flow chart showing wh...
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Saturday, August 24, 2013
Commentary: Parties, news networks add to ideological split
INDIANAPOLIS Republicans arent happy about the possibility that CNN might produce a documentary about Hillary Clinton and that NBC might do a minise...
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Group prepares to take 70 more veterans to see WWII memorial
INDIANAPOLIS For Al Barker, 88, closure came on the day a group of volunteers flew him to Washington D.C. to see the National World War II Memorial....
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Good weather helps state fair set new attendance record
INDIANAPOLIS Indiana State Fair officials credited good weather and new attractions with a boost in attendance that led to a new record of 978,296 p...
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Monday, August 19, 2013
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