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All business: Before Trump Tower, there was Washington’s Mount Vernon

By Stuart Leibiger Many Americans voted for Donald Trump because they believe that the country needs a businessman president. Career politicians, they reason, know nothing...
Steps taken to make role of judiciary indispensable

By Bonnie Coleman In 1787, the 12 states adopted the Constitution of the United States of America. In the Constitution, there are three branches of...
‘Good old boy from Kentucky’ has helped make community a better place

By Harry McCawley Dig deeply enough into the records of almost any architectural or artistic achievement in Columbus over the past half century and the...
Obama should use Carter as guide

By Andrew J. Martin Tribune News Service There exists a famous photo of previous presidents gathered around Barack Obama in the Oval Office shortly before he...
Sus-Pence: Wild ride ahead for another VP from Indiana?

By James H. Johnson Can you identify these important men from history? Daniel Tompkins, Richard Johnson, George Dallas and William King. Not quite sure? Add these...
Legislators consider who should pay for road infrastructure fix

This is a note of hope to the General Assembly’s Funding Indiana’s Roads for a Stronger, Safer Tomorrow Task Force, known by its friends...
Bring creativity to library’s Digital Underground

The last time I counted all the books in the library, we had approximately eleventy billion. This number does not even include all the...
Pence has pivotal role as Trump’s VP

WASHINGTON — There’s a hidden hand guiding affairs in the nation’s capital, and that hand comes from Indiana. It belongs to Mike Pence, the former...
Making syrup good reason to stay outdoors when it’s cold

For most, maple syrup is an artificially engineered thick, brown liquid with a corn syrup base bought in a plastic bottle. But it doesn’t...
For better schools, abolish DOE

Guest column by Bruce Meredith and Mark Paige Republicans opposed the Department of Education from its beginning and regularly threaten to abolish it now, arguing...

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