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Reducing demand for the use of illegal substances has become the national strategy for battling America's addiction issues, federal officials said Thursday in Terre Haute. “At the end of the day, we have to realize it's the disease of addiction that is pulling the drugs here,” U.S. drug czar Jim Carroll said Thursday morning

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Elwood farmer Garland Antrim, who grows corn and soybeans in Madison, Howard, Tipton and Grant counties, knows the value of having interns working for him.

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Ninety-year-old Phyllis Johns has congestive heart failure and has undergone five back surgeries throughout her life. When it comes to her family’s yearly trip to Shakamak State Park, however, she insists on enjoying the slide in the aquatic center with as little assistance as possible.

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NEW ALBANY — Warren Nash met Lee Hamilton in the early 1960s when the two entered politics. Nash first became a precinct committeeman in 1964 before being elected Floyd County Assessor in 1966 and New Albany mayor in 1971. Hamilton, a Columbus native, was elected to the U.S. Congress for the first time in 1965.

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Dwight S. Gunter, 64, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. On Nov. 16, 1954, Dwight was born in Cass County to Virgil and Beverly Jeanne Raye Gunter. Dwight and Ruth Ann Richard were married on June 15, 1999 at Lake Tahoe, Calafornia. Surviving are his wife, Ruth, a daughter, Ky…

Rita Williamson, formerly of Royal Center, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Texas. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Winamac Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-7 p.m. at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center.