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Letter: Jasper Chamber celebrating Its 65th anniversary

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce works with businesses, merchants, and industry to advance the civic, economic, industrial, professional and cultural life in the City of Jasper, Indiana. Chambers of Commerce have contributed to the economic life of Indiana for more than a century – and the Jasper Chamber of Commerce and its members provide citizens […]

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Perspective: Catholic Church needs zero tolerance policy on sexual abuse/activity

Let’s be clear on some facts. The Catholic Church is not the only religious organization that has experienced sexual abuse allegations and crimes. Not all of the sexual abusers were homosexual priests. Though 81% of the accused were later identified as sexually active homosexual males, 19% were identified as heterosexual. [1] Only 4% of all […]

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Letter: Indiana, we can do better

Let’s talk a little about Indiana: Earlier this week CNBC released their best states for business reports and Indiana ranked 16th overall, dropping two positions from the last report but here’s the really bad news: Indiana ranked 35th in education, 40th in workforce, 46th in quality of life and received an F in general well-being of our people. In […]

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Letter: Response to Merle letter regarding C2D

A recent June 19 letter in the “Dubois County Free Press” Greg Merle, President of Riverview Energy, described the opposition’s point of view to the proposed direct coal hydrogenation project in Dale, Indiana as “propaganda” and “a mechanism of control” explaining that “fear is the oldest and most devious method known to man to control […]

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Letter: Politics is about our future

As citizens of one of the world’s greatest democracies, Americans are blessed with lots of local friends and neighbors of different political affiliations and opinions. We can assume they are all patriots that love their country. But politics is not about these local candidates, rather, it’s about all of us, you, me, our children, our family’s […]

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