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Opinion: Hear us now, believe us later

Random thoughts while anticipating the full-fledged kickoff of the holiday season, even though it has been under celebration in certain mass retailers since, oh, about Aug. 17: •We were taken to task last week...

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Opinion: Curves ahead

You know you’re in a bad way when you find yourself huddled in the garage, tears and mascara streaming down your face, shoving empty Capri Suns, a used coffee filter, and two wet paper...

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Opinion: What will they think of next?

It’s the 2014 Gift Preview by Hammacher Schlemmer, a great opportunity to see the hottest gifts available this holiday season and a chance for me to highlight the dumbest items in the catalog. By...

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Letter: Reader defends Clinton

Editor,  After reading your attack on the “weak minded liberal people,” I couldn’t just throw your paper in the trash without responding. It’s an insult to attack Hillary Clinton’s intelligence and accomplishments by stating...

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Opinion: Agri Culture

At a recent dinner, I was introduced to the speakers’ podium with a reference to my rural roots. “Believe it or not,” it was declared with a grin, “Terry grew up farming.” Raised in...

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Letter: Flu story disputed

Editor,  In the November 2014 issue of Current in Fishers, there was an article titled “Is the flu vaccine safe?” It referenced sources from Johns Hopkins with reasons doctors are against the vaccine. I...

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Opinion: Power outage lessons

They — you know, the mysterious They who always have a comment for everything — say that you learn something about yourself in times of adversity. They’re right. I recently learned several things during...

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Opinion: Trouble with the FBI

Well, it happened, just like my fourth grade teacher predicted. I am in trouble with the law. Specifically, the FBI. At least, that’s what I think it says in this email I received the...

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Opinion: In human

“And man, whose heav’n-erected face; The smiles of love adorn, – Man’s inhumanity to man; Makes countless thousands mourn!” observed famed Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1784. Mankind has long inflicted an abundance of...