Local Opinion

Letter: Reading election results for Democrats

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From: Woodrow Wilcox

Michael Hicks: READI grants already a success

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Last month, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation made public all 17 regional proposals for the state’s READI Grant program. Since the program was announced, I’ve been dreading this, primarily because I was confident the program would fall short of even modest expectations. The program was hurried through the General Assembly, and the time frame for this type of process was extremely short, just a few months.

Michael Leppert: Watching our leaders’ language

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Politico’s West Wing Playbook recently reported President Joe Biden has a “potty mouth.” I would have been surprised to read otherwise, but the breaking news gave some decent detail of his profanity habits for all the Americans who care to know such things. The story also threw in a predictable expletive tendency of Vice President Kamala Harris. The vulgarities of choice of anyone are meaningful to me, as a self-appointed guru of the art.

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.

Aaron Miller: Social media change is up to us

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We are living through a time of dramatic change in human history. For the past 50 years, innovations in computing and telecommunications have transformed nearly every aspect of our lives. They have affected our relationships and the fabric of our society.

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.

Simple rules for public speaking

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Years ago, when I was still a young journalist, I covered an Indianapolis Public Schools board meeting.