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Press needs to be fair in coverage

To the editor: In reference to John Krull's column ("Start doing something meaningful," Oct. 28, A4), there is so much corruption in...
Democracy depends on teaching citizenship to everyone

James Madison and the Founding Fathers believed an informed citizenry was the chief protection of the republican government they had created. Madison stated, “Knowledge...
Outdoor sports bring many benefits to Indiana wildlife

To the editor: Lack of suitable wildlife habitat, not hunting, causes scarcity of wildlife. Indiana’s monoculture of corn, soybeans and dense hardwood...
Protect rights for all to vote

Frank Fotia, the Republican member of St. Joseph County’s Voter Registration Board, said a new state law that allows local officials to remove voters...
Public input important during meetings, let them speak

Meetings. Perhaps nobody really loves them but yet can understand why they are necessary. With proper guidelines in place they can be a productive...
Letter: Extension Homemakers grateful for help

To the editor: Hancock County Extension Homemakers wish to thank the following people who contributed to the success and pleasure of the 2017 Riley Festival...
Best guide is one who knows the way

Best guide is one who knows the wayHave you ever took a wrong turn or headed the wrong direction on a trip? I have! One...
Tax cuts not solution to job, wage increase

By Morton Marcus “Come quickly,” the voice was urgent, but unmistakable. Indiana’s third U.S. senator, Phinneas Phogghorn was calling. In 15 minutes I was at his...
Politics too often decides what gets us outraged

INDIANAPOLIS — Wrong is wrong. Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s abominable conduct with women has — justly — unleashed an outpouring of condemnation. The revelations of...
All must work together to keep the Ricks open

In a recent article, the headlines screamed, “Curtains Closing?” (Sept. 23, A1.) My immediate reaction was simply this: Why? I, like many...

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