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Simplifying tax code may be too complicated

I spent part of a day last week at the Statehouse. I would have stayed longer, but I was getting dizzy and dissociated. It...
Audience pours out affection for Philharmonic, guest performers

The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic “All for Love” concert, presented Feb. 3 in the Judson Erne Auditorium, was an evening of musical stories describing how...
New tax law likely to put the squeeze on rural hospitals

By Wendell Potter One of the selling points for the tax bill President Trump signed into law a few weeks ago is that it will...
Make life better for residents to fix economy

By Michael J. Hicks Indiana’s economy is performing well these days, but growth is very uneven. From 1990 to 2017, the greater Indianapolis area gained...
Timeless message: ‘The Post’ important, just as it was in 1971

By Mark Bennett The sizable line of ticket buyers inside the local multiplex theater pleasantly surprised me. Could it be that all those people also were...
Idea of killing off township government rooted in efficiency instead of service

“That government is best which governs least,” is a quote often attributed to Thomas Jefferson but actually belongs to Henry David Thoreau in his...
Tipping has important societal, economic implications

Restaurants are a huge part of our economy. There are thousands of restaurants employing millions of people serving customers spending billions of dollars. Restaurants can...
Achieving simpler lifestyle can start with 3 R’s

In my line of work, I have heard a lot about minimalism. Minimalism is a lifestyle that totally embraces the 3 R’s: reduce, reuse,...
Should we rethink major line from Lord’s Prayer?

Is it time to change the wording of the Lord’s Prayer? Pope Francis thinks so. He has called for changing the sixth petition, “Lead us not...
It’s up to us: Picking president our most important choice

Because we live in such tumultuous political times, it’s easy to believe that today’s intense public focus on the Trump presidency is something new...

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