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February 2, 2014

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This week’s question

Extreme winter weather caused some local school corporations to cancel school as many as eight days last month. Hundreds of games and other events were postponed or canceled. Several weather emergencies were declared in Elkhart County restricting travel. Even more snow is forecast for this week. Can you remember a worse winter weather wise in Elkhart County?

• This is the worst winter since the late 1970s

• This is the worst winter since the early 1980s

• This is the worst winter I can remember

Last week’s results

HJR-3, a proposed constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one woman and one man, was passed by the Indiana House last week, but not before a vote to eliminate a sentence pertaining to civil unions. The amendment is now in the hands of a Senate committee. The Senate can either kill the proposal, pass it in its original form, or pass it in its current form. If passed in its original language, the matter would go to voters as a referendum in November. If passed with its current language, the proposed amendment would have to work its way through another General Assembly in 2016 before going to a referendum. What do you feel should happen to HJR-3? (448 votes)

59% It should be passed by the General Assembly and put to voters in November

41% The General Assembly should vote against this proposed amendment and not put it on the ballot.

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With military action and tensions escalating between Russia and Ukraine, as well as Israel and Palestine, are you worried that the U.S. and other nations may get drawn into these conflicts?

Yes, it is a great concern of mine
I’m a little worried, but not too much
No, I’m not worried at all
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