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Letter: Beholder owner shuns neighborhood

Mr. Brooks’ attitude and actions have not endeared him to the community. He has not reached out to other businesses, takes no interest in neighborhood issues or community associations.

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Letter: Recovery centers not created equal

Many of these new providers are for-profit startups attracted primarily by the increased demand in recovery services. I am proud to serve an organization such as Fairbanks who has a trusted history of care, with 75 years of serving the recovery community here in Indiana.

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Letter: 5G installation by surprise

Imagine returning from work one day to find a 5G tower pole has been erected in the right-of-way at the front (not the corner) of your property. That is what happened to me in Fountain Square.

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Letter: The challenge of vacant groceries

While we understand Kroger’s decision to consolidate the number of its stores, we nonetheless are extremely concerned with what might end up at the intersection of 86th Street and Ditch Road.

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Letter: Eliminate gun-free zones

Gun-free zones are considered to be “soft targets.” Deranged shooters are attracted to them because they will be able to get their 15 minutes of fame before they are stopped.

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LETTER: Cautious Indiana misses opportunity

The excuses by Gov. Holcomb, Speaker Bosma and most of the Legislature to avoid what the vast majority of their voting constituents not only approve of, but have asked for—the legalization of marijuana—have become very old, trite, archaic and almost embarrassing at this point.

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LETTER: Future rail will doom trail

In 2017, leaders from Fishers, Noblesville and Hamilton County, owners of the roughly 40-mile railroad running from downtown Indianapolis to Tipton, announced they were going to turn the railroad into a multi-use trail. Nearly 12,000 residents opposed the trail-only solution, suggesting a rail-with-trail instead. Those residents formed “Save the Nickel Plate,” met with local leaders […]

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Letter: Todd Young defends American principles

As though the Green New Deal isn’t ridiculous enough, inserting socialist policies like Medicare for All and guaranteed income into the proposal is a transparent and appalling intent to destroy the foundation of America as envisioned by our Founding Fathers and embodied in the Bill of Rights and the Constitution.

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Letter: A welcome defense of Mike Pence

As a Taylor alumni and the author of The Faith of Mike Pence, I wrote Taylor’s president a letter and encouraged him to consider the vice president’s consistent 41-year walk with the Lord, his faithful, non-wavering biblical stances in politics, and the testimonies and stories of almost 60 people I interviewed for the book, and to dismiss the gossip, lies and slander that have been perpetrated by the enemy against our vice president.

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Letter: Varvel should stick with cartoons

To criticize Taylor University students and alumni for opposing Mike Pence’s invitation as a commencement speaker, saying that he might expect this from students at a secular college but not from Taylor students, is the ultimate in gross absurdity.

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Letter: Sen. Young on right side of tobacco fight

Studies show that 95% of tobacco users start before they are 21. By raising the minimum legal sales age for all tobacco products to 21 nationwide we will reduce tobacco use, nicotine addiction and tobacco-related disease and death.

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