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Sunday, October 04, 2015
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  • Friday, October 02, 2015 12:40 AM
    This last week we traveled to Washington DC to see the memorials that the Vietnam Veterans were shown as a result of Honor Flight. While Bob Cox did a remarkable job on the tribute to the Vietnam Veterans I would like to put just a little more information.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:48 AM
    Water on Mars could become a bigger discovery than finding life on other planets.
    Why? It gives us encouragement to reach for the stars again.
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:16 AM
    The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County opens its 2015-2016 Lunch with the League Series Monday, October 5 with Leslie Peacock, President of the Montgomery County Visitors and Convention Bureau, presenting “Turning Goals into Realities.”   Attendees will receive a brief review of what the Bureau is planning and learn how we can help make their ideas work for all of us.
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:08 AM
    Hudson Charles is the quintessential seven-year-old boy.  Inquisitive and observant, he makes a “healthy” snack by wrapping lettuce around a Dorito, and calls his notebook and pencil a “writing app.”
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:06 AM
    Indiana’s Bicentennial Celebration is quickly approaching, and will last throughout 2016.
  • Sunday, September 27, 2015 11:43 PM
    I’ve had requests to re-run my column on shingles. I think the increased interest has been brought on by the television ads for the vaccine to help prevent shingles, which are quite accurate and compelling. I’ve had quite a few patients who have recently been suffering from this malady, one quite severely.
  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 3:05 AM

    Last winter Tammy Fogall, a reader in Colorado, told me about her family’s “troubled summer vacation,” as she called it. A visit to relatives in Ohio had turned into a medical nightmare that left the family struggling with a $12,000 bill plus a ringside seat to observe what happens when doctors and hospitals make mistakes.

    Shortly after they arrived in Chillicothe, her 43-year-old husband, a retired Army National Guard staff sergeant, suffered a burst appendix that neither doctors at a local VA clinic or a small regional hospital where he was sent diagnosed correctly.

  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 2:43 AM
    “Oil and Water,”  shown earlier in September, completed the 2015 Green Issues film series co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County  and the Wabash College Lilly Library.
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:12 AM
    In the evening of March 13, 2013, after the College of Cardinals elected Pope Francis, he appeared on the balcony to speak to the thousands collected in St. Peter’s Square, and millions watched and listened to broadcasts from afar. He spoke plainly and briefly, but his words prepared the world for his future actions, his political and social campaigns, and his arrival Tuesday (Sept. 22) in the United States as part of his Love is Our Mission tour.
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:11 AM
    Over the years of watching the democratic process I’ve noticed something important.  People tend to reject democracy, indeed, fight it tooth and nail, when it doesn’t go their way.  But when it does, well, it is the tops.

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