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Editorial: Giving thanks is among America’s best traditions

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Despite all the troubles and conflict in the world, we are reminded today of all we have to be thankful for, and to share...

Editorial: School board meetings really should be civil

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The (Anderson) Herald Bulletin

Editorial: City, county animal abuse rules need consistency

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Stepped-up enforcement of animal cruelty allegations in Bartholomew County have put renewed attention on a disturbing problem recently while also showing a need for...

Editorial: Smokeout tomorrow gives smokers help to quit

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Smoking is one of the most difficult addictions to break. Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop 33 years ago declared the nicotine in cigarettes to be as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Even so, plenty of people have overcome that addiction and beaten the habit over the years, often with a lot of help and encouragement.

Editorial: Economic forecast’s bright spots are reassuring

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Cautious optimism might be the only kind we can muster while dealing with a ceaseless pandemic and its attendant economic challenges. And cautious optimism was the overriding forecast from the IUPUC Business Outlook Panel on Monday – an outlook that predicted conditions between partly sunny and partly cloudy.

Editorial: Veterans deserve our thanks, appreciation

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Veterans Day 2021 might feel a little different for those who served and for the rest of us who are the beneficiaries of our veterans’ service and sacrifice.

Mark Franke: Reflections on meaning of Veterans Day

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As I reflected on Veterans Day this year, several different emotions were evoked. So in no particular order, here they are. But first a disclaimer.

Editorial: Mental health crisis training for officers is essential

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Police officers and emergency responders from local agencies last week took 40 hours of training that will better equip them for calls they receive all too often — those that involve a person with mental health issues.

Editorial: Don’t erode Indiana governor’s authority

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Gov. Eric Holcomb was right to recently extend COVID emergency orders through November, and he’s also right to appeal a misguided court ruling that says lawmakers can call themselves into session. It’s an attempt to erode the Indiana governor’s few executive powers, and a recipe for political chicanery that the courts shouldn’t allow.

Editorial: Afghan debacle information must be declassified

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Even as the Biden administration tries to close the book on U.S. misadventures in Afghanistan, it still has yet to open the books on embarrassing information that could expose how badly the 20-year stabilization effort was mismanaged.