I called it “Frankendistrict,” the old 4th Congressional District that existed between 2001 and 2011.
Republican-controlled legislatures across America have been working with haste and fervor to pass new laws they say will protect the "integrity" of their states' elections.
Osama bin Laden would be happy about where the U.S. is today, 20 years after 9/11. He wanted to force us, and Western democracies, into a multitrillion-dollar spending spree. And he sought to divide us.
Everyone has a story to share about Sept. 11, 2001. Most people can remember precisely where they were when they heard a plane had struck the first of the World Trade Center towers in New York City. Those same people can also remember the moment they realized it wasn’t simply a plane mishap. As TV screens showed a plane strike the second twin tower, we knew immediately the U.S. was under attack.
Sept. 11, 2001, has become one of those iconic days where most everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing at the time of the terrorist attacks on the U.S.
When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic — the most lethal health sequence in Indiana history, which has claimed more than 14,000 lives — the General Assembly moved at the behest of some of the people to crimp the power of our governor.
I have been in the educational world for a long time. My professional years number 44, and, if you count the years as a student, tack on another 20. I have seen many styles of teaching and many paths to learning
It’s been a tough year for everyone. We have been forced to live with the unimaginable amid the COVID-19 pandemic and learned how to help one another in ways we never thought possible. As students return to classrooms across the state, we all need to do our part to ensure the stability of their mental health.
A recent statement by the Whitley County commissioners is a perfect illustration of why our country is dealing with yet another resurgence of COVID-19.
Horrific stories came out of Afghanistan in the past couple of weeks as U.S. forces worked to withdraw from a country where they had been at war for 20 years. On Aug. 23, pictures taken at the airport in Kabul showed people desperate to flee Taliban rule falling to their deaths as they clung to aircraft departing the country. The week before, hundreds of thousands were displaced as provincial capitals all over Afghanistan fell to Taliban troops.
If you were born sometime between 1965 and 1980, or if you're just a fan of 1990s rock 'n' roll, you're almost certainly familiar with the cover of Nirvana's 1991 album "Nevermind."
I am always curious about the things that magically seem to pop up on my Facebook feed. I usually scan the articles quickly and move on, but one caught my eye this week and immediately I said out loud, “What a great idea! Kudos to this teacher.”
In case you haven't heard: On Monday, the FDA granted full approval to the Pfizer vaccine. So what are you waiting for now? A new surge of the coronavirus?
On paper, Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young looks to be in the catbird seat as he seeks a second term next year. He sits on a war chest approaching $5 million.
This Week's Circulars
- Colorado man wins candy factory after finding golden ticket in Highland Park
- Vigo County Jail Log: Sept. 13, 2021
- Vigo County Jail Log: Sept. 15, 2021
- Company seeks to expand into Terre Haute
- GOP quietly releases new district maps
- Food Inspections Aug. 30-Sept. 4, 2021
- A sense of 'duty, honor, virtue': Veteran recalls 9/11 attacks, emphasizes importance of service to country
- Patriots take quick lead, hang on for 20-14 win over Braves
- Vigo County Jail Log: Sept. 10, 2021
- VCSC grades 7-12 must wear masks indoors