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I wanted to respond to State Sen. Ron Grooms’ column in the July 14 News and Tribune regarding his support of the Baker-Schultz Carbon Dividends Plan. Any business that produces a product, be it a car or electricity, has to take into account ALL costs pertaining to the production of said pro…

I took umbrage to Jamey Aebersold’s letter appearing in the June 26, 2021 News and Tribune. Seems to me that Sen. Braun has done plenty of talking about the failed policy of defunding the police and gun criminals not receiving adequate bail set or sentencing from liberal prosecutors.

Much has been made of the progress of Jeffersonville in growing the business base. And rightfully so. The growth of River Ridge, Tenth Street redevelopment and many others will continue to help grow the tax base and provide jobs for some time.

A person who wants to engage in honest, meaningful conversation should make an effort to verify facts, then talk to you rather than about you. Careless use of words, such as "must" instead of "may," can significantly change the intent and meaning of information, particularly in a piece of le…

Next to home ownership, the cost of college is one of the biggest investments for Americans. People are either trying to pay for college for their children or they are trying to attend college themselves. It is the crux of why many are questioning the value of a college degree. When calculat…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is designated in June each year. This is a day set aside to recognize that some of our most important citizens are vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation.

My Indiana Senator Mike Braun seems to think nothing of the 267 mass killings THIS YEAR in America. He has nothing better to do than promote gun bills and the NRA side of America as though it’s OK to overlook these killings right on our doorsteps.

Residents of Simi Valley, California, recently felt tremors but it’s not an earthquake…it’s just Ronald Reagan spinning in his grave. Reagan wouldn’t recognize the Republican Party he once led: he’d be ashamed because his party of principles has become a party of nothing but grabbing power a…

Cheers: To the town of Clarksville for once again displaying “Ole Glory” on all the major streets in the town. What a great display of patriotism.

On May 6, LifeSpring held a strategic planning meeting at Jeffersonville, Jasper and Austin, live at each location and virtual for everyone. LifeSpring now serves almost a half-million people along the Ohio River in Indiana. We provide mental health services and now primary physical care ser…

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center strongly endorses the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) plan to prohibit menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. The FDA banned the use of flavors in cigarettes in 2009, except for menthol. [The] historic proposal will not immediately remo…

Mailbag contributor, Mr. Larry Farr, often writes to complain that others fail to provide supporting data for their opinions. My recent letter, “We are all real Americans,” in response to Barbara Anderson’s “Protect our vote,” called attention to her insinuation that Trump supporters are not…

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