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  • OUR VIEW: Time to fix the real problem with flood insurance Those living in flood-prone areas have watched with weary eyes as the National Flood Insurance Program is drowning in a $24 billion sea of red ink. And although the scene has been playing out in national headlines, it is hitting home for many in Loga

    April 2, 2014

  • ANOTHER VIEW: New law represents appropriate action New law represents appropriate action As the dust settles around the big issues that dominated the recent session of the Indiana General Assembly, some of the more mundane yet important results of the session are coming to light. Among the significan

    April 1, 2014

  • THEIR VIEW: Indiana has chance to be an education leader When Indiana became the first state to bid farewell to the Common Core, most educators across the U.S. criticized the action. Last week, Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill that does away with the 2010 standards set by then-Gov. Mitch Daniels and Superinte

    April 1, 2014

  • OUR VIEW: Don't become a statistic — just call Snow again is likely today, the National Weather Service said as more of the white stuff sprinkled the area on Tuesday. But temperatures on Sunday are expected to be 60. Many probably are planning to work outside after church. Before you put a shovel

    March 27, 2014

  • THEIR VIEW: Locals must fend for themselves Spring officially arrived this week, and city crews have been out patching potholes, county officials deciding which bridges to tag with load limits and, in Indianapolis, department of transportation officials (with the help of state lawmakers) are l

    March 25, 2014

  • THEIR VIEW: Don't ignore preparedness week Any Hoosier who isn't inclined to pay much attention to this week's observance of Indiana Severe Weather Preparedness Week might think differently when reminded of the devastation caused by a few weather events in the state's history. As a way of hel

    March 21, 2014

  • THEIR VIEW: Recycling goals lead to progress Recycling legislation termed "landmark" by the Indiana Recycling Coalition is a highlight of the Indiana General Assembly session that just concluded. We join the IRC with high praise for Indiana's new 50 percent recycling goal and recycling data rep

    March 19, 2014

  • THEIR VIEW: Session helped some but got distracted If Hoosiers disregard all the hubbub in the General Assembly concerning gay marriage and guns in locked vehicles on school property, then the just-ended session had some redeeming moments. First, the legislature wasted too much of the session debatin

    March 19, 2014

  • THEIR VIEW: Session produces good, bad and ugly The 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly was gaveled to a close late Thursday after a flurry of activity produced a dizzying variety of legislative action. Within hours, the session results were being both praised and cursed, largely dependin

    March 18, 2014

  • Editorials around the state Make sure neither Purdue campus is stinted Merging the Purdue North Central and Purdue University Calumet administrations makes sense, in that the campuses are so close together. The plan is to keep the two campuses -- in Westville and Hammond -- ope

    March 17, 2014

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