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Letter: Karma coming to state’s midterm election in 2018

From: Steve Schoettmer Elizabethtown The Washington Post sent a team of reporters to the state of Alabama and tasked them with the responsibility of looking into...
My heart’s cry: Mercy Fund for Texas flood victims

I’ve spent the last four out of five weeks in the disaster area of Texas sleeping on a 3-inch foam cushion on the floor...
Letter: Review the facts; save Yellowwood State Forest

From: Michelle Carr Columbus I am writing because I find myself overwhelmed with frustration that we must continually fight our government to save our environment. I...
Quick takes – November 18th

Don't wait to help For those who would like to help with the annual Columbus Fireman’s Cheer Fund, there's no need to wait until December...
Review: ‘Stand and Shout!’ brings Philharmonic audience to its feet

The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic presented its “Stand and Shout!” concert Saturday at Judson Erne Auditorium. By the end of the concert, the audience had...
Letter: Not too late to cancel Yellowwood timber sale

From: Rebecca Lorenz Columbus I am horrified by how cheaply the Department of Natural Resources sold 299 acres of timber from the backwoods of Yellowwood State...
Letter: Community reflects on gender diversity, violence

From: Ann Jones Open and Affirming Committee at First Presbyterian Church Columbus “Life is good” the heart sings when the sun is up, the job is secure...
There’s strong need for corporate tax cuts

By Michael J. Hicks Almost nothing is as easy to demagogue as corporate tax rate changes. So, it might be helpful to share a bit...
Combining of architectural archives, library sound decision

Learning from the past can help one better understand the present. That’s a role the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives plays. The organization collects, preserves and...
Letter: Veteran gives local meaning of sacrifice

From: Miranda Branch Columbus I’ve always heard people talk about veterans and how they should be treated better because of the sacrifices they’ve made for our...

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