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Re: “Is this Glenda Ritz’s time?

I'm impressed by Tallian but why not? Go for it, Glenda!

Posted by Huzzah on 06/01/2015 at 10:12 PM

Re: “Is this Glenda Ritz’s time?

Oh I would love to see her win and see the faces of Pence and the arrogant education board.

Posted by Sandy on 06/01/2015 at 9:42 PM

Re: “Is this Glenda Ritz’s time?

Good read David..Ritz manages 8 billion dollars currently and is part of the executive branch, I think a lot of people don't realize that. She is going to win IMO. Indiana is tired of being ran by "religion" alone.

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Posted by Alan Berry on 06/01/2015 at 4:15 PM

Re: “Is this Glenda Ritz’s time?

Anyone but Pence
Pence MUST go

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Posted by Italiano on 06/01/2015 at 4:15 PM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

Tony 1414 As a junior high and highschool coach you couldn't be more spot on! If more parents would just be fans at school athletic events and cheer for their own student/athlete, rather than yelling at the coach, other players, or officials..... The kids wouldn't be so confused about who to listen to or even worse scared to not turn and look at their parents during the game. Parents do everything they can athletically when the child is young, but once they start competitive school athletic events, parents let the coaches do their job. Which is much easier to do if the parents have the coaches back. Even if you don't fully understand their strategy. They went to school for this, if you trust them so will your kids.

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Posted by Chrissea Houser on 06/01/2015 at 6:34 AM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

As the daughter of an athletic director and basketball and track coach, I have a few things I'd like to say. One, I love basketball. Point blank period, I excelled at it and because my dad was my coach my sister and I worked twice as hard to earn our starting positions. I played in the State Fair Arena in the state tournament which was truly a dream come true. My sister returned there the next year after I graduated and won the silver ball, the only ball ever won in school history. My dad received All State coach and had two players from that team make all state, which is practically unheard of. I was involved in many other things as well, cheerleading, FFA, student council, and I traveled the country singing. It's a blessing that I was interested in so many things, because when I blew my knee out (ACL, MCL and meniscus) I knew things would never be the same, not in basketball. I came back and played my junior and senior year, but I blew the same knee out two more times. I knew I wasn't going to the WNBA, not as a player anyway. But I also knew that my parents were proud of the effort and commitment I had shown. Just because you don't go pro doesn't mean your influence stops. I've been a basketball coach in the public school systems for ten plus years now, and to me, I get to work with the pro's everyday. Some of these kids will only make it out of the hood, or the slums, or the projects if they can get an athletic scholarship. They make the grades to be able to play. And it doesn't matter to them if it's JuCo, D3,D2,D1AA or D1A, as long as they get to go to school and get out of the way they have been living. That sounds like the pro's to me. Then if they do get drafted, hopefully they will have someone pushing them to get that degree first. Because someday they could be teaching and coaching like me. Your dreams change over the years. Now all I want is to make it into our States Coaches Hall of Fame like my father did. To thank him for always pushing me to be great at the things I chose to do, and not pushing me to do things I just didn't want to. I'm a mother now, with daughters, and as much asci would love to coach them myself someday, I won't force all the time, energy, dedication and possible injury and heartache on them. They will decide on their own and then it will be something they can be proud to own, or proud to walk away from.

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Posted by Chrissea Houser on 06/01/2015 at 5:32 AM

Re: “DNR gets an earful about Dunes State Park

DEF: Join Dunesaction.org. Sign the petition there. Donate a few bucks. Write a few letters to the editor in your local newspaper. Write to Governor Mike Pence. Write to the state senators and our federal representatives. Keep talking about this. Keep up the fight. The park belongs to WE THE PEOPLE.....not the for profit corporations.

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Posted by wrdsmss on 05/31/2015 at 4:24 PM

Re: “DNR gets an earful about Dunes State Park

I want to voice my concerns about this project to the powers that be. Where can I find contact information?

Posted by Tef on 05/31/2015 at 1:44 PM

Re: “IDEM: Indiana Denial of Environmental Management

Duke and others have already complained about home light cellular producing power. They say it reduces their operating income.
T. Boon Pickens moved his wind power site from Texas to Minnesota. The Texas power companies would NOT give him a hookup or buy the production.

Posted by Zen Zender on 05/31/2015 at 9:31 AM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

There is a great deal of truth in what the good doctor has to say, but, we did what he says may be harmful. Why we did it was not to get our kids into the pro's. It was to keep them active instead of playing video games, teach them that hard work does pay off, teach them team work, teach them sacrifice. We did it as a family, not just our family but a baseball family. Both sons played in college and one in the pro's. We got luckey, but we would not trade the experience for anything.

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Posted by Baseballfan in TX on 05/30/2015 at 10:22 AM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

This is a stupid article. Who are you writing it to? Someone has to make it. I'm all about reality. but you are a dream crusher. Good Luck

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Posted by Jennifer Arnaiz Bodtke on 05/29/2015 at 5:32 PM

Re: “Hoping gay rights go away

Pence must go
The Republicans must go
Bigotry must be eliminiated
RFRA must be repealed

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Posted by Italiano on 05/29/2015 at 2:51 PM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

Ok, but if I ask question 3, and you hit me upside the head with a 2x4, how long until I'm able to play again?

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Posted by Guy on 05/29/2015 at 11:46 AM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

My husband is a college professor who routinely tells people- if you want to continue to play in college, do it at division 3 level - because if are "lucky" enough to be recruited at division 1 level, you aren't going to college. Because you will spend 8+ hours a day in your sport, and not on academics.

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Posted by Baseballmama on 05/29/2015 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

Well if the DR. is correct how are we watching Pro sports? Because according to his theory Pro sports shouldn't exist .

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Posted by TROY on 05/28/2015 at 4:20 PM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

Just because my 12 year old can throw a pitch through 6 inches of plywood certainly doesn't guarantee he will make it to the majors - but if he wants to keep playing, I will sure give it a shot . . . . . .

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Posted by Her on 05/27/2015 at 11:35 PM

Re: “Your kid and my kid are not playing in the pros

Great article. I am a father that has daughters on travel teams who knows full well that they will never become professionals. If it helps them to develop among other life experiences into productive adults , mission accomplished. We were way this past weekend at tournament while my daughters friends were at the beach drinking. I will take the travel team over that any day.

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Posted by MJ on 05/27/2015 at 12:08 PM

Re: “Here's Mike Pence's email blast for campaign contributions

If the governor of this state thinks he has done positive things for Indiana he has problems with his thinking. His discriminatory thought process had and continues to have large corporations question if they want to conduct business in Indiana. As a minority in this state I question if the governor represents my interest, reading some of his past statements I would have to say he does not. As a state we are currently paying a firm in New York to assist him in restoring is public image if he truly felt he has done such a great job tax dollars would not need to be used in such a manner. At this point I do not see myself voting for a second term for our current governor.

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Posted by Barbaral, miller32@gmail.com on 05/27/2015 at 7:21 AM

Re: “Here's Mike Pence's email blast for campaign contributions

If Governor Pence wants Indiana to continue in the hands of a Republican governor, he should resign now. If he wants Indiana to succeed, perhaps he should continue running because it is likely a democrat would win. It is obvious from his press release that he hasn't a clue – about anything!

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Posted by Ronald Tierney on 05/26/2015 at 2:51 PM

Re: “Here's Mike Pence's email blast for campaign contributions

I hope this "plan for Indiana" have nothing to do with the surplus military vehicles acquired by some of the police forces lol.

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Posted by websurfer on 05/26/2015 at 2:47 PM

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