READERS’ FORUM: April 24, 2013
• Good service was noticed
RONN MOTT: You, me, and the Muslim world
I don’t know how to do this. I’m a fairly intelligent human being, but the events of the past week in Boston have turned me emotionally inside out. It’s more than the people who died, it’s more than the people who were injured … some permanently,
LIZ CIANCONE: A memory test from the oldtime radio days
For some reason, I seem to be the go-to source for all sorts of obscure information out at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center.
READERS’ FORUM: April 23, 2013
• Another great season at THN
• We’ve discarded our own privacy
READERS’ FORUM: April 22, 2013
Chickens should not be banned from residences
A challenge to Islamist dogma
MARK BENNETT: Littered with irony: Why do people callously discard their trash, and who are they?
Though they aren’t acknowledged by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are basically two demographic groups of people … Those who would dump their old toilet on the banks of the Wabash River or a rural roadside. And those who wouldn’t.
EDITORIAL: Doing the dirty work to clean up tossed trash
A first-of-its-kind, coast-to-coast project to remove litter from U.S. roadsides brought the Pick Up America crew through the Wabash Valley two years ago.
FLASHPOINT: Fiscal cliff, Obamacare have already raised taxes enough
Our history is rich with stories of people who have immigrated to the United States for a chance at the American Dream. The American Dream, in its truest form, is the opportunity to achieve success by working hard and playing by the rules; to make it on your own and to say, “I earned this.”
Readers’ Forum: April 21, 2013
Vouchers need continued support: Indiana’s school voucher program is working and we hope area legislators will continue to support improvements to this important initiative. Here’s why.
RONN MOTT: China
The recent blustering by North Korea and their weaponry, which now includes ICBMs, has pulled into full attention America’s involvement with China.
READERS’ FORUM: April 20, 2013
• Harrop column lacked research, requires response
• Perplexed by gas price fluctuations
EDITORIAL: Keep school security a local issue
The decision to provide armed security inside a schoolhouse should be made locally.
Readers' Forum: April 19, 2013
Why won’t our pols talk to us?
RONN MOTT: The country is not the NRA
It’s the United States of America, not the United States of the National Rifle Association. But hey, if that’s your poison, maybe it will change.
EDITORIAL: Noteworthy in the news
Indiana’s parks need your help.
Readers’ Forum: April 18, 2013
Caregivers do very good job: In response to a letter from Sam Wallace: Recently, I’ve been introduced to the cancer treatment center of Terre Haute, Hux Center, and have noted only good things about the personnel.
RONN MOTT: Observations of spring
I turned on the TV last week, got focused on a wrestling match and a basketball game broke out. My goodness, what a rough game with bodies strewn all over the floor. If you were going to contest a shot, you would have to hit him hard, and the rules must have changed because I didn’t recognize any of the foul calls.
EDITORIAL: The return of terror
Emotions today remain strong and raw in wake of Monday’s terror bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Readers’ Forum: April 17, 2013
Time to expand state’s Medicaid: Thank you for your very timely recent coverage of Medicaid expansion.
Readers’ Forum: April 16, 2013
• Keep disagreeing with our governor
• No surprise in GOP’s actions
• Use technology to save lives
LIZ CIANCONE: Friskey no doubt was in favor of gun control
I once owned a gun. Actually, it was Dad’s gun and I was allowed to use it. He bought an air gun which shot BB’s to protect our home — in a way.
Readers’ Forum: April 15, 2013
• Nothing innocent about gun checks
• Knowledge key in knowing Islam
EDITORIAL: A solution to distracted driving … stop it … now
You’ve got to stop. You know you do it. It’s a miracle you haven’t caused a tragedy already.
MARK BENNETT: Performing under the radar: Toiling for years behind the scenes, Terre Haute native J.T. Corenflos finally earned a splash of musical recognition
People who diligently work to make others shine are a rare breed.
FLASHPOINT: Expanding Medicaid coverage makes sense for Indiana
Since last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act effectively gave states the option to expand Medicaid, policymakers across the country have debated if and how to extend health programs to millions of uninsured Americans.
Readers’ Forum: April 14, 2013
Yes, libraries still relevant: I heard someone ask the other day, “Are libraries still relevant with the advent of the Internet and e-books?” For those who haven’t stopped by their libraries in a while, take some time during National Library Week (April 14-20) to visit the library and experience the vast array of services, programs and resources there.
RONN MOTT: One and done — revisited
If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a hundred times or more, John Calipari is a great basketball coach. Well, greatness hit a bit of a bump this year when most likely the player who would have been chosen by the NBA was hurt and missed much of the season at Kentucky.
EDITORIAL: ‘Women of Influence’: 2013 selectees have given much to their communities
For the second year, United Way of the Wabash Valley has teamed up with local sponsors to select and honor a group of women who have made outstanding contributions to their communities, professions and families.
READERS' FORUM: April 12, 2013
Donating helps save the earth
Think about the cancer industry
RONN MOTT: “This Bloody Land”
This bloody land! This bloody land! From mountains high to valleys low to deserts to swamps to the rivers and the fertile plains of this bloody land.
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