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There was a story out of Inner Mongolia in North China last month about a flock of sheep in a farmer’s pen walking around and around in circles for 12 days.

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With just a few weeks left in 2022, we can safely say that it’s been an often-challenging year for Hoosiers looking to buy or sell a home. Higher mortgage rates put a strain on homebuyer budgets, adding hundreds of dollars in interest to the average monthly payment since January.

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Black Friday, traditionally the single busiest shopping day of the year, arrives a little earlier this year, with many stores already advertising Black Friday prices. Instead of setting an alarm to brave crowds for deeply discounted items, dedicated shoppers are expected to look for deals on…

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Today’s electricity landscape in the Hoosier State is far different than it was 10 years ago. The way we produce, distribute, and consume energy, particularly electricity, is changing in profound ways. That change continues to accelerate and Hoosiers are at the forefront of this transition, …

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Officially there are 838,000 Hoosiers (13% of the population) below the federal poverty level. But that’s not close to the full story. It’s the poverty of opportunity and the poverty of thought in our state that also deserves attention.

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This holiday season, supply chain problems, shipping delays, and inflation are making it even tougher to create and stick to a budget. However, these uncertainties mean that planning ahead and knowing your spending limits are more important than ever.

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Our state cheerleaders, quite naturally, are proclaiming Indiana is HOT! They mean we’re attractive to firms wanting to locate facilities for future production. We can not verify their statements. All we can do is look at the evidence at hand.

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Those who have tried to define conservatism’s affinity for tradition have searched everywhere from the seminal writings of Edmund Burke (the future is built upon the past) to the musings of William F. Buckley Jr., who urged us to “stand athwart history yelling Stop!”

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Without taking anything away from the 2022 elections, let’s start thinking about next year. The primaries, the absurdities and the virtues of the candidates, the restrained promotional materials of the money-starved candidates, and the flamboyant eructations of the well-financed will again b…

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A chill is in the air and that means the YLNI Farmers Market will be going indoors. Its new winter home beginning Nov. 5 will be The Olde East End Building located at 1501 E. Berry St. The new space is the former home to Picker’s Dream, but longtime Fort Wayne residents will know it as the f…

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Scams can impact every business, regardless of location, size or industry. But they are especially a problem for small businesses. Local businesses and start-ups often don’t have the cyber security support or established accounting processes of larger companies. This can make them more vulne…

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Among the most famous words in the New Testament are “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Those words came to mind when Donald Trump ranted against The Swamp in Washington. They also came to mind when the Indiana General Assembly reduced protection for wetlands in our state.

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For years I served in a public relations capacity at St. Joe Hospital. Those were rewarding times, and as I watch the final remnants of the venerable old structure slowly fall, I am reminded of all the good that associates of this time-honored place … sacred to oh so many … once offered Nort…

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People often find that the cost of high-demand items skyrockets during times of emergencies such as ice storms, a severe cold snap, power outages, hurricanes, floods or other types of disasters. Better Business Bureau often receives reports about the frequency of scams involving sought-after…

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Long ago, on a cold windy day, a youth came upon an elderly person hesitating to cross a busy ice-covered boulevard. “Might I have the pleasure of escorting you to the far side of this dangerous icy avenue?” asked the youth.