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President Trump doesn’t look to be in much danger of losing his office this winter. But if history teaches us anything from past 20th century impeachment efforts, his reelection is on thin ice next November and his Trumpublicans may face harrowing losses, particularly outside of Indiana.

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One of the ways to help bring in a little more income on a farm is to use the equipment you own to help others with tasks on their farms. Known as custom work, this is a good way to help pay for equipment or labor that might be underutilized.

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Since 1999 I’ve done an annual exercise, the Howey Politics Indiana Power 50 List, and this year’s version finds Vice President Mike Pence, Gov. Eric Holcomb and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg atop this compilation.

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Americans keep hearing bold claims about wind and solar power. Advocates say wind and solar are growing more affordable, and are cheaper than natural gas or coal. But much of that advantage actually comes from significant taxpayer support. And without such hefty subsidies, a different pictur…

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Gov. Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch continued on their historic reelection arc as the Indiana Republican ticket is poised to report a year-end balance of $8.35 million in combined funds.

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Having a baby is usually one of the happiest times in life for a woman and her family. I have been blessed to share this joyous occasion thousands of times in my career as an obstetrician. But in Indiana, hundreds of babies die before turning 1, and many women die of pregnancy-related compli…

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To use a well-worn-political phrase, is timing is everything. That may have prompted the latest change of the Republican guard at the Indiana Statehouse this past week where we saw state Rep. Todd Huston of Fishers take the House speaker’s gavel by acclamation from one of the strongest speak…

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There are plenty of news commentators who say America’s workers are doing just fine. They see low consumer prices, low unemployment, and a booming stock market as signs that all is well. But out in the real world, things are more worrying. Millions of Americans are barely subsisting on retai…

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At a recent training, Keith Johnson, Purdue Extension’s forage specialist, warned Extension Educators from around Indiana that the 2019 spring harvested forage crops are lower than normal in quality and, without proper supplements, there could be serious consequences to animal health.

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Kids deserve more. That was the message heard across the state of Indiana during Tuesday’s Red for Ed Day of Action, and the purpose behind 15,000 educators and other supportive Hoosiers filling the sacred halls of the Statehouse.

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The federal government’s decision in July to end a 16-year moratorium on executing federal inmates is regrettable, unnecessary and morally unjustified. As we observe Respect Life Month in the Catholic Church, we, the Bishops of Indiana, in as much as federal executions are conducted in our s…

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Working for Purdue Extension, you can probably guess that facts and research-based information are very important to me. I pride myself in giving people information they can use to enhance their lives. I hope most of the people I have worked with have developed a sense of trust in both the i…

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It’s been almost 12 months since President Donald Trump announced he had reached a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement modernizes the North American Free Trade Agreement and resets the parameters of North American trade on freer and fairer te…

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For parents who spent this weekend loading up the family car with laundry bags that would knock over Santa Claus, schlepping your son’s not-so-mini fridge up cramped dorm staircases or struggling to apply fitted sheets to lofted bunk-beds that sit three to four inches from the ceiling, I don…

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The other day, I was driving down a road that was recently repaved but had not yet had striping to designate traffic lanes. It occurred to me that the signs cautioning drivers could well apply to voters as well.

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Last week, the Supreme Court upheld an Indiana law requiring that fetal remains be treated as human remains – a victory for life and a substantial step toward recognizing the human dignity of the unborn. Yet it is the second issue in the case – Indiana’s ban on abortions motivated solely by …

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As I travel across the state, I continue to hear stories from Hoosier innovators who are solving 21st-century challenges, small businesses who are hiring their first employees and global companies who are growing and finding success here. And, thanks to job creators and hardworking Hoosiers,…

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Voter turnout is a concern across the country, but it’s especially problematic in Indiana where it has been lagging for years. It hit rock bottom in 2014 when, by many measures, Indiana had the lowest voter turnout of all the states. By the 2016 presidential elections, there was improvement,…

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Renewable energy sources and energy-savings programs are key elements of Indiana Michigan Power’s plans to power our customers’ energy needs today and into the future.

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One century ago, the first woman legally cast her ballot in an American presidential election. In honor of this important moment in American history, I co-authored legislation recognizing the legacy of women’s suffrage in our country.

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In taking my traditional February introspective journey through Black History Month to reflect on the many historical accomplishments African-Americans have achieved, I am proud to be an American. I’ve developed a strong appreciation for the struggles and sacrifices, and for the pitfalls and…

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Education and training beyond high school are critical not only to our state’s economic success but also to help Hoosiers reach their aspirations and live fulfilling lives. That’s why Indiana adopted a goal for 60 percent of all working-age adults to have a quality credential beyond a high s…

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