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Letter: With Marsh closed, city could use conventional grocery

To the editor: Regarding discussion on what to do with the closed Marsh grocery store ("Repurposed building could solve problem," Jan. 4, A6), we might...
Hoping for a snow day? Just ask the online calculator

By Lori Borgman I recently discovered an online calculator that can predict snow days. There’s a catch to the Snow Day calculator — to get results...
Drifting eye ‘floater’ gnat a serious problem

By Dick Wolfsie My wife noticed that I was continually swatting at flying bugs in the house. I told her that this one little black...
Letter: Reader enjoys column about pointless frequent upgrades

To the editor: Just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed the article by Morton Marcus ("Frequent upgrades make things pointless," Dec. 29, A4)....
Hey, North Korea, you listening? War of words with United States not worth economic risk

By Kurt Vetters The U.S. maintains a military ring surrounding North Korea of more than 60,000 troops. Twenty thousand of them sit right on the...
Ignore what advertisers want; women more than just bodies

By Donna Steele If you remember the show, "Seinfeld," you might get this reference. There was an episode in which someone thought Jerry was gay....
Kneeling refund bill should stay on bench

The issue of professional sports athletes kneeling during the playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” has raged for about two years, creating factions of supporters...
Public-notice ads benefit Hoosiers

In this short session of the Indiana General Assembly, an effort is underway to change the way Hoosiers receive public notifications from state and...
Population growth isn’t caused by what you’d expect

By Morton Marcus Uncle Sam, via his Census Bureau, just before Christmas, gave us the news: Idaho had the fastest growing population in the nation....
Job programs create successful futures for Hancock County students

I have been writing this column “Coffee House Ramblings” for a few years. We in Hancock County are truly blessed to be living in...

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