Around Town for Nov. 14

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Orchids to

those who paid attention to what candidates said and their past behavior and voted to move Indiana forward instead of voting straight ticket.

Steve Schoettmer and Ross Thomas for their accurate description of political tribalism.

the hope that all representatives at all political levels of Indiana will work across the aisle to improve life and rights for all Hoosiers, not just the party they represent.

Western states taking the time to tabulate every vote from fairly divided voting districts contrary to Indiana with severely gerrymandered districts.

the lasting impressions of the tribute to our veterans at Mill Race Center.

Happy Birthday to

Walt Satterfield, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Karen Battin, from your family, Vince, Lisa, JoAnn and Donna.

Russ Skinner, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Nancy Malan, from your family and Donna.

Emma Johnson, from your family and Donna.

Mikel Lee, from Mom, Lindsey, Logan, Joslin, Presley, Kinsey and your boys.

Sharon Bruner, from your family.