Vincennes University bullied the Historic Review Board into getting its way on Tuesday night, forcing the board to approve letting the university tear down a few houses in the Historic District.
Last week Wabash Valley Progressives called for a “Rapid Response Protest” against the president's asking for the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions — a request Sessions ultimately fulfilled.
WASHINGTON — Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.
If they truly are concerned about the future of the city, members of the Historic Review Board have only one response to Vincennes University's request to raze a few houses to make way for its French Village.
"I am the mayor of a small city with an $18 million budget. Our city council spends two full days in budget workshops and then many hours in subsequent meetings, as they meticulously review each individual line item and make modifications. In contrast, the full UTA Board spent only two total…
Today, Nov. 10, we honor all Marines in the 243rd birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. This year, especially, we want to remember the late Lt. Col. Pat Dayson from Fritchton, a highly-decorated hero who was shot down twice during World War II.
In this hustle-bustle country we live in, we need to take time on Veterans Day to thank the veterans for the sacrifices they made to make our country a better place to work, enjoy life and a safe place to live. And likewise, let’s not forget those who are currently serving in the military ke…
Just under 53 percent of Knox County's 24,000-plus registered voters went to the polls for this year's General Election, which is a much better percentage than four years ago at the last mid-term election, when just 42 percent cast ballots.
The horrific crash that killed a 9-year-old girl and her 6-year-old twin brothers as they crossed Indiana 25 to board a school bus prompted quick review of school policies — and rightly so.
The United Sates took the lead after World War II in building a world economic order. Without that order, the tension and disputes that occur in a complicated world would flare into confrontation and conflict between countries.
With both the United States and China doubling down on a trade war, and heated electoral rhetoric giving way to full fabrication, it’s time to write a bit about China.
The social network Gab.com styled itself as a defender of right-leaning and provocative speech that mainstream social networks couldn't stomach. In that role, it blithely gave Robert Bowers, the man accused of shooting up a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday morning services, a place to co…
President Trump's assertion on Tuesday that he could end birthright citizenship via an executive order likely is another attempt to stir up immigration as a campaign issue ahead of next week's midterm election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric about the nature of Central American migrants heading to the U.S. border and grossly inflating the number of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Eleven people dead, four wounded during Shabbat morning services at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Stunned, saddened, sick at heart, a nation struggles once again to make sense of the senseless.
The special prosecutor’s decision announced last week means that Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill won’t face criminal charges regarding sexual misconduct allegations.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has astonished legal scholars with his claim that he can end birthright citizenship with a swipe of his pen. No, they say, he can't.
A disturbing Associated Press report shines a light on what happens to immigrant children separated from their parents and forced into foster-care settings mandated by the U.S. government.
WASHINGTON — With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll. Few Americans believe those stark divisions will get bet…
WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence misstated federal statistics when trying to help President Donald Trump make the case that terrorists are among thousands of migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border. Trump himself acknowledged he's got no proof terrorists are in the mix.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Large majorities of young Americans want to see an expansion of government services, including a single-payer health care program, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV.
The effects of climate change are coming harder and faster, according to a recent report by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In fact, a child born today — if greenhouse gas emissions aren't cut nearly in half before she's a teen — will live in a world on track t…
The caller on Tuesday identified himself, then complained about the headline on a story that featured an interview with Liz Watson about her 9th District congressional campaign.
“It’s not working, and it’s not good for education in Indiana,” said Senate President Pro Tem David Long when a 2015 bill was filed by his Republican caucus to change the composition of the Indiana State Board of Education and the selection method for its chairman.
The often talked about issue of a skills gap between 21st century jobs and employees to fill them got a huge boost in Indiana last week with the announced launch of Skillful Indiana.
WASHINGTON — Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when he heatedly rebuffed charges of sexual assault and heavy drinking during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, and Republicans and Democrats hold starkly divergent views of whether his sworn testimony to sena…
If you had to name one of the President Trump’s main campaign promises, the pledge to build a wall along our southern border and force Mexico to pay for it would have to be near the top of the list.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump in his interview with The Associated Press said he has "a natural instinct for science." But what he said about hurricanes, clean air and climate doesn't quite get the science right.
If funding another downtown parking lot is the worst use of taxpayer money, then the Redevelopment Commission's decision to provide additional funding to the city's Tree Board is proving to be one of the best.
Over the summer, Indiana’s economy showed clear signs of weakening. This same story played out across the manufacturing and farming-intensive states of the Midwest.
WASHINGTON — There's a lot of talk in Washington these days about whether that quaint politeness known as "civility" is possible — or even desirable — among the nation's political combatants.
When Indiana voters chose Jennifer McCormick over incumbent Glenda Ritz in 2016, some believed it would spell the end of cringe-worthy exchanges between the elected state superintendent and appointed members of the State Board of Education.
The Associated Press fact checked the first Indiana U.S. Senate debate Monday evening among Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly and his challengers Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton. Donnelly, a moderate Democrat who has been in Congress since 2006, is considered one of the co…
The Indiana University Board of Trustees made a smart and reasonable decision in removing the name of Ora L. Wildermuth from the intramural center on the Bloomington campus.