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November 24, 2013

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NATIONAL NEWS

Many American young men infected with AIDS virus

So many of America’s young — one of every 92 young men and one of every 33 young black men — are believed to have the AIDS virus that it threatens to become a deadly “rite of passage” in this century, a scientist said.

The sobering statistics illuminate the government’s warnings that AIDS is becoming more of a threat to the nation’s youth, even as it tapers off in many older people.

In January, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that AIDS was the No. 1 killer of people ages 25 to 44 in 1993.

The HIV virus that causes AIDS can lack symptoms for 10 years, meaning some of these people likely were infected as teenagers.

People between the ages of 18-25 experienced a rapid rise in HIV infection between 1986 and 1992, during the same time when older American’s risk of HIV infection level leveled off.

LOCAL NEWS

Painting inthe season

Goshen High School students Joe Bradford and Miranda Beverly painted a Santa Claus mural on one of the windows of First Source Bank in downtown Goshen Wednesday.

Helping with the project were Lisa Lubeck and Chrissy Holubar. Students from Goshen Middle School and Chandler Elementary School also painted Christmas murals, filling all the bank’s windows on Main Street and Lincoln Avenue.

AmericanLegion euchre

American Legion Post 30 met Tuesday for euchre play. Overall winners were Thede O’Dea, Ike Chupp, Jack Hollinger, Carol Kitson, Pete Edwards and Cathy Cole. Doris Scheidel had the most euchres and Ruth Lehman had the most loners.

Thanksgivingin Shipshewana

Ruth Miller and daughters of C.R. 675 in Shipshewana hosted a family Thanksgiving Wednesday evening at her home for Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lambright, Sarasota, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. Sam Brandenberger and Betty Schwartz.

NATIONAL SPORTS

Lions win in 44-38 NFL shoot out

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Poll

Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
I think those who can afford it should pay for their school meals
I think all students should be required to pay for their school meals
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