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Opinion

THE LAST WORD: State’s lung cancer statistics alarming

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A recent report by the American Lung Association has brought to light the seriousness of an ongoing problem in Indiana — lung cancer. According to the association’s 2019 “State of Lung Cancer” report, Indiana ranks 44th in the nation among all states and the District of Columbia in ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Huston has opportunity to learn from Bosma

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Fast on the heels of Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma’s announcement he will retire in 2020 was Monday’s news that his replacement will be Rep. Todd Huston. News-Sentinel.com offers our best wishes to the representative from Fishers in the transition as well as our appreciation to Bosma ...

THE LAST WORD: Report for America helps fill statehouse gaps

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It’s no secret that newspapers have been struggling in recent years. The News-Sentinel ended daily publication in 2017, transforming its identity to News-Sentinel.com online and keeping alive its print product with a presence in the Monday-Saturday Journal Gazette Pew Research published a ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Legislators should decide BMV gender rule

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Citizens of Indiana spoke out at a public hearing a week ago about a proposed rule change by the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles allowing a “Gender X” option on state drivers licenses. The BMV decided to offer the option of driver's licenses and state identification cards with a ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Come together in Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving provides us the opportunity to pause and remember that for which we truly are blessed. That may seem difficult at a time when the partisan divide is as great as ever. Washington is in the midst of an impeachment process that has fallen almost completely on party lines, with ...