News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Max Jones

November 17, 2006

That’s a wrap -- An editorial page week in review

Those strings don’t have much pull

(Continued)



— Max Jones, editor



Bouquets

• To all those who took the time and made the effort to participate in Veterans Day observances around the Wabash Valley last weekend.

• To the Republicans in the Indiana Senate who pledged this week to phase out state retirement health benefits for legislators. The perk had been a controversial issue in the recent election and may have contributed to the primary election defeat of longtime Senate President Pro Tem Robert Garton.

• To the student council at Terre Haute North Vigo High School for its donation of 100 fire extinguishers for use by the Terre Haute Police Department. A fund-raiser by the student leaders will now allow every squad car to be equipped with a fire extinguisher.



Opinion review

Sunday: Let Hoosiers weigh in on daylight-saving time through a statewide referendum.

Coming Sunday

Will it really take poison to exert some control over the wintertime crow population in Terre Haute? See Perspectives, Page D2



You can say that again

“There is definitely an increase in need. Several families have never been here before.”

— Julie Edwards, Salvation Army director of social services, commenting on the rise in requests for holiday food baskets this year

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