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Hamilton County revises warning sirens protocol

Hamilton County Emergency Management has adopted a revised policy concerning use of outdoor emergency sirens to notify residents of severe weather. Effective Aug. 1, outdoor sirens in Hamilton County will be activated under one...

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Amenities key for assisted living

Commentary by Ruthann Graham The most recognized trend in assisted living today is “85 is the new 70.” People are waiting longer to move into assisted living. When they decide to make the move,...

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Column: Chance vs. opportunity

Question: “Dear Grammar Guy, I would like to take this ‘chance’ to ask you about the use of ‘chance & opportunity’. I see this as a real ‘opportunity’ to clear up the proper time to...

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Opinion: Lap of luxury

Few would argue that the current system of rapidly increasing costs and compounding debt is a sustainable long-term plan for higher education. Yet there are even fewer among us who might dare to challenge...

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Column: Marrakesh: Cobras on the Square 

When Marrakesh (or Marrakech) was a stop along the international “hippie trail,” Crosby, Stills and Young sang fondly of “blowing smoke rings” and “charming cobras on the square.” Today, smoke rings are harder to find...

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Opinion: IRS e-mails are gone for good

There is much anti-Internal Revenue Service sentiment lingering multiple months after the infamous missing e-mails become known to the sheep of this nation. We all expect answers as to where the e-mails to and...

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First Merchants, Community Bank to merge

Muncie-based First Merchants Corporation has agreed to acquire Noblesville-based Community Bancshares, Inc. and Community Bank will merge into First Merchants Bank.  Officials said the agreement is worth approximately $46.3 million. The merger is expected...