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While Indiana does have a number of grand old mansions it also has more than its share of monuments and memorials. Take Indianapolis as an example. It is claimed that it is second in the U.S. in the number of Memorials and monuments it features and only Washington, D.C., our nation’s capital, has more. At the top of this list is one of the most impressive in the country, the Indiana Soldiers and Sailor Monument. It is indeed a great work of art and is featured on television each time a national event is held in Indianapolis. Work on this impressive structure began in 1887 and was not completed until 1902.

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If the media buzz is true, the Trump administration will use the solemn occasion of Memorial Day weekend to further expand the disastrous trade war with China. This time, the president will use the global pandemic as an excuse to restrict imports of medicine and medical devices.

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Private college administrators are closely watching fall enrollment numbers. Funds from tuition, fees, and room and board are the primary source of revenue for the vast majority of private colleges. With the unemployment caused by COVID-19, a larger than average number of families may have financial difficulty affording education.

Indiana State University's 2020-21 operating budget, which takes effect July 1, is already down about $10 million from where it was two years ago, primarily the result of fewer students and less tuition revenue. The university says it has focused on

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INDIANA — A recently released audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts found that former Georgetown Police Chief Dennis Kunkel failed to deposit more than $8,000 in tow-in fees, which could put him on the hook for double that amount.

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MILLERSBURG [mdash] Tyler Cade Troyer, 2-year-old son of Marion and Jolene (Eash) Troyer, of Millersburg, died at 8:53 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born on Nov. 6, 2017, in Fort Wayne. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are two brothers,…