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Former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard may run for Congress. Ballard’s name is being circulated as a possible contender to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by incumbent Susan Brooks. Brooks announced last week that she was not running for re-election and that has led...
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I’ve always believed that if you’re going to preach tolerance to others, you should remember it’s a two-way street with multiple lanes. That lesson was apparently lost of some of the organizers and supporters of this weekend’s Indy Pride march in downtown Indianapolis. As you...
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Republicans in House District 93 have chosen Dollyne Sherman to fill the vacancy created by former State Rep. David Frizzell who announced his retirement at the end of the last session. Sherman worked for former Indiana Governors Bob Orr and Mitch Daniels, as well as...
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Although you won’t find marijuana roadblocks along the Indiana/Illinois border, State Police are reminding citizens who may head across the border to buy legal pot, weed is still illegal in the Hoosier state. The Illinois legislature voted last week to legalize marijuana for...
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I’m in Las Vegas taking a mini-vacation, but thanks to jet lag and knowing when to leave a poker table, I had a few minutes to watch Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett’s State of the City address. And while I will give the incumbent lots of points for style, there were still a few...
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Let me start this column off by saying that this is not for you, the average reader of this blog. This is for your son or daughter, niece or nephew, friend or family member’s kid who just graduated from high school or college. Why? Well, as some of you know I’ve been teaching...
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The Justice Department has added Indiana to the list of states with a bias crimes law. According to the DOJ website, Indiana is on the list of states with a bias crimes law and reporting statute, but it has yet to go into effect. Under Indiana law, a judge may enhance a...
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With all the recent controversy surrounding the Indy Ten Point Coalition which resulted in the discipline of two city employees, I thought I would post a few facts about the organization to clear up a few things. The Ten Point mission is to curb the pattern of urban violence as...
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A survey of Hoosier Democrats has South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg coming in third place behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. The We Ask America survey showed Biden with 33% of Democratic support; Sanders with 23% and Buttigieg with 20%. The poll was part of a larger survey of...