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Finding a miracle in America

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Congo | INDIANAPOLIS—Congo refugee Emmanuel Musinga almost got killed by militia from another tribe in a civil war because he was from the wrong tribe in Africa.

Common Core kills off the great stories

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Education | Terrence Moore didn’t plan to crusade against the Common Core education push. He was just minding his own business teaching history at Hillsdale College and…

The hidden costs of casinos

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Gambling | New York state voters recently bet that casinos would help revive the economically depressed Catskill Mountains resort area. The upstate region of New York…

Helping to break the crime/prison cycle

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Prison | INDIANAPOLIS—Growing up in poverty and crime on the west side of Indianapolis, William Bumphus was in and out of jail and prison in the late 1960s and…

Fleeing Common Core and into the arms of classical education

Fleeing Common Core and into the arms of classical education

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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—Designed to boost academic standards nationally, Common Core has fired up fierce political debates in Indiana and other states. Critics on the…

How Christ changed a life

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Hope Award | INDIANAPOLIS—WORLD’s Midwest Regional runner-up in its annual Hope Award for Effective Compassion is the Shepherd Community Center here in Indiana’s…

Renewed interest

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Cities | What was once a dying Indianapolis neighborhood is being brought back to life one family at a time

Weekend Reads: A father’s grief in miscarriages

Weekend Reads: A father’s grief in miscarriages

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Books | In his professional life, Shawn Collins works from the left side (logic, facts) of his brain as a Rolls-Royce engineer in Indianapolis. But as a father he’s…

‘Small’ things can make a difference

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Compassion | I wanted to ask influential Democrat Lacy Johnson about the race for mayor of Indianapolis. He is the party’s district chairman, and the city has evolved to…

Avoiding prison’s revolving door

Avoiding prison’s revolving door

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Prison | INDIANAPOLIS—Melissa Benton looked like a candidate for a career in crime. Her parents divorced, and her stepfather was accused of abusing her and her…

Journalism as a mission field

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Media | He was the most gifted reporter of his generation at The New York Times . John McCandlish Phillips was remembered in his death last week for that rare ability to…

We can’t afford more ways to gamble

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Gambling | Think of legal gambling like snakes in a pit. Go ahead into the pit to play with the snakes, but you risk getting bit. In the case of gambling the snakebite…

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