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Back in my school days, my father offered a great piece of advice as I struggled to figure out how I would “make a living” after graduation: “Find a job you would be willing to do for free and then figure out a way to get paid to do it. You may never be rich, but you likely will be happy.”

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It's only been a little over two years since the city's Parks and Recreation Department updated its 5-year development plan, but superintendent Steve Beaman says he's eager for a new one already.

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Previous such meetings had brought near-capacity crowds to both City Hall and Circuit Court, where Wednesday's pubic hearing on the reconstruction of Meskiman Ditch was held.

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A local coalition wants to connect high school students from across the county who want to keep their peers away from alcohol, tobacco and drugs.

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Nash Dunn is calling upon residents to play a bit of hooky Friday and “come down to dance and party with us” at the inaugural First City Music Festival at the French Commons on Willow Street.

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BICKNELL — City council members here on Tuesday approved a 2020 spending plan that Mayor Thomas Estabrook says is already realizing the savings from largely doing away with its police department last month.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana needs state taxes to discourage the use of electronic cigarettes as vaping becomes more popular and is increasingly blamed in illnesses and deaths, the state's main physicians organization and other health advocates said Tuesday.

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Good news abounded at the Knox County Public Library board meeting on Tuesday afternoon. From approval for a budget increase to exciting opportunities and projects, there was much to celebrate.


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• The Knox County Extension Homemakers Club will host its annual scholarship bingo today at the Moose Lodge, 904 S. 17th St. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from any Knox County Extension…

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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2019. There are 76 days left in the year.

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Lawmakers will likely take another look at taxing vaping liquids when they return to Indianapolis in January.

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PRINCETON — Gibson County Council members may vote at a special public session at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 on a proposed .2% local option income tax dedicated to jail improvements and operation.

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SWAYZEE — The former clerk-treasurer of Swayzee has been asked to reimburse taxpayers nearly $45,000 in penalty fees, interest and charges the town incurred over the past three years for alleged mishandling of payments.

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The Miami County Planning Commission last week responded to residents’ concerns over the recent building of several large hog farms in the county and opted to form a committee to consider changes to county zoning ordinances to help address those concerns.

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“Don't worry,” the optometrist said as she turned to write something down on my chart, “it happens to everyone at a certain age.”

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