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We’ve long been aware of the dangers of smoking — over 11,000 Hoosiers die each year — but vaping’s health consequences are becoming more apparent: four Indiana deaths from vaping have been among the 54 nationwide, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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We’ve long been aware of the dangers of smoking — over 11,000 Hoosiers die each year — but vaping’s health consequences are becoming more apparent: four Indiana deaths from vaping have been among the 54 nationwide, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

We want to draw attention to a comment made by New Albany city councilman Al Knable. He was speaking to the News and Tribune for our story on what’s ahead for the city in 2020. It published in Monday’s newspaper.

In his speech Wednesday before veterans at the AMVETS National Convention in Louisville, President Donald Trump was on his best behavior — for the most part.

Fifty years ago tomorrow, July 20, an amazing thing happened when two humans — Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin — landed on the moon and stepped onto its dusty surface. The fact their craft didn't hurtle to the ground and turn the moon into their grave was, in itself, hard to believe. …

Since the current session of the Indiana General Assembly began, the possibility of Terre Haute and Vigo County becoming part of Indiana's gaming infrastructure became more real with each passing legislative step. As recently as Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee added its mark to a …

Our national debt is $21,382,707,120,424.00, or was last week. To pay off this debt, each family in the U S owes $423,823. Are you worried about it? Washington isn’t. They have other things on their minds, although the deficit will reach $900 billion this year.

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THE ISSUE: Indiana House Bill 1212 would change the publication requirement for notice of sheriff's sales (mortgage foreclosures), eliminating newspaper publication in favor of posting the information on a website operated by the county or the sheriff.

Local school corporations are in competition for students, almost daily. Gone are the days of boundaries, and being forced to go to a certain school based on where you live.

General Election 2018 held much to celebrate. Voters turned out — for a midterm election — in record numbers across the nation. Southern Indiana voters added their ballots in turnout rivaling a presidential election year. That’s impressive engagement.

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Ever held a newborn infant? There’s power in those tiny little feet and fingers, that shaky cry that announces to the world, “I’m here.” It’s the power to claim your heart before you knew it was available.

Housing affordability — or rather unaffordability — has received plenty of attention since the Great Recession. Even though we are now past that event, the cost of housing continues to be a major concern for many, if not most, Hoosiers. It seems that every couple of months, some group, be it…

Indiana State Police are stepping up enforcement this week of Indiana's "move over" law. By switching lanes or slowing down for emergency, highway and utility workers, you can help save lives.

Last year, Floyd County Superior Court Judge Susan Orth told the News and Tribune that she saw opioid abuse-related cases almost daily in her court. Part of the paper’s special series, “Crossroads of Crisis,” exploring the opioid epidemic plaguing our community, Floyd County Sheriff Frank Lo…

Businesses and employers both big and small in Indiana’s Ninth Congressional District face the same challenge: they can’t find enough workers to fill open jobs in their growing businesses. From local small business owners to major Hoosier manufacturers, all are impacted by this growing workf…

Even in our digital age, we adults put our signatures on a lot of paper, everything from home loans to greeting cards. For registered voters and property owners living in the Greater Clark County Schools district, there’s another document to consider signing.

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The hope of any citizenry is that in times of crisis, the people in positions to “serve, protect and defend” would do just that. Putting the oath into action was never more apparent than in the past week.

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Obituaries

Kenneth Gerald Metz, age 79, of New Albany passed away on Friday January 20, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 7, 1940 in Perry County, Indiana to the late Goble and Naomi (Austin) Metz. Gerald retired from LG&E and Miller Pipeline Company. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Me…

William O. "Bill" Carpenter of New Albany, Indiana went home to be with the Lord on Thursday afternoon. He was born in Vienna, West Virginia to the late Chester and Mary (McGaughy) Carpenter. He retired as a Service Representative for Bechtel Equipment in Louisville, KY. Bill was a veteran o…

Visitation - 1 p.m.to 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Newcomer - New Albany. Funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Lisa A Noble, 59, of Scottsburg IN died January 15 2020 in Sellersburg IN. She was born June 28 1960 in Shelbyville IL to Kenneth Thompson & Roberta "Cookie" Robertson Thompson who preceded her in death, Lisa was a graduate of Scottsburg High School Class of 1978 & IUS Class of 1993 …

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