Everyone, from Gov. Eric Holcomb to parents, teachers, students and employers, yearns to reopen schools and universities within the next three to four weeks. But parents are consumers, and most want schools to reopen when it is safe to do so.
Dear never-Trump Republicans: Would you adopt me? I'm a centrist with left-leaning tendencies. I get along with cats, dogs and most libertarians. But I'm best off in a political home without small children.
Florida, Arizona, Texas and California are among the states that thought they could reopen early. They also got sloppy with requirements for wearing masks and social distancing. Now their ICUs are stretched to breaking with coronavirus patients.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb wisely tapped the brakes just before the July 4 holiday weekend on the state’s plans to reopen during the raging coronavirus pandemic.
Rabbits. Rabbits! They're hopping all over New England, my yard included. They need to eat and, being rabbits, have lots of mouths to feed. What more could a rabbit want than a fresh head of cabbage, organically grown by my calloused hands?
Forty-one years ago as the U.S. reeled from oil shocks and long lines of cars just to get gas, the conservative tabloid New York Post editorialized: "Independence Day, 1979 the American paradox is bleakly apparent. As a nation, we appear to have become steadily more dependent on forces seemingly beyond our control, losing confidence in our ability to master events, uncertain of our direction."
One of the recently vandalized monuments is a statue of poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Someone smeared “BLM” and “(expletive) Slave Owners” on the seated figure prominently displayed in the city named after him, Whittier, California.
President Donald Trump pulled his pandemic task force out of mothballs Friday and put it on display for the first time in two months.
INDIANAPOLIS – With 45,000 COVID-19 cases reported in just one day this week (compared to 5,000 in the European Union), it is becoming clear the United States is flunking its pandemic response in an epic fashion.
Economic reopening is a delicate balance of satisfying competing interests. It’s not a matter if we should reopen but how and when. The economy is in shambles. People and businesses are hurting and protracted shutdown is unfeasible. Our country is determined to reopen.
This Week's Circulars
ROSEDALE [mdash] Margaret Lucille (Reid) Fletcher of Rosedale, Indiana passed away on June 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Enis and Dovie Reid; and her husband, Gordon Fletcher. She is survived by her daughters, Karen Finley, Wilma (Bill) Williams; grandchildren, Lori (Je…
TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Martha Y. Norris, 71, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away at Union Hospital on July 8, 2020, following an extended illness. Martha was born on December 26, 1948, the daughter of Arlo and Agnes (Rose) Norris. Martha graduated from Ivy Tech University with a degree in comp…
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