Letters

A troubled police department

A troubled police department

| April 26, 2017

Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated rarely publishes letters to the editor that do not indicate a source. But, given the public interest in the issue of police reform and police/community relations, we have made an exception here. We recently received this letter via a guarded email account that asks some interesting questions about local police recruitment […]

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Renewable energy poised for growth as solar bill moves forward

Renewable energy poised for growth as solar bill moves forward

| April 20, 2017

Now that committees in both the Indiana House and Senate have had a chance to hold public hearings on proposed changes to Indiana’s renewable energy policies, the Indiana Energy Association of investor-owned utilities will support the legislation – even though it has changed substantially from what was first introduced. Many of the criticisms about this […]

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The conclusion of the fall election of 2016

The conclusion of the fall election of 2016

| April 12, 2017

The presidential campaign of 2016 displayed and equal distribution of wealth party versus a party that is fascinated by such things as Corvette collections. Voters are poorly read because of the influence of sports and the television. Our minds are becoming incapable of discerning differences—so personalities, rather than issues, dominate. We accept candidates who are […]

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Utter disrespect for southeast Fort Wayne

Utter disrespect for southeast Fort Wayne

| April 4, 2017

The McMillen Foundation defends their decision to demolish the Bowser Pump buildings by stating that they looked for developers over the past 10 years and that the buildings were not worth saving. The buildings would be rated outstanding, according to Indiana Landmarks standards. There was never any real attempt to find a developer. The efforts […]

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Metro Youth Sports no longer at Paul Harding

Metro Youth Sports no longer at Paul Harding

| March 7, 2017

Metro Youth Sports football program will not use Paul Harding’s football field for the year 2017.  Hopefully, EACS system will provide a place where our children can get in action and have fun in their community in after school programs in the near future.  We need drum majors and advocates who can communicate to organization […]

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Utility fairness for Hoosier customers

Utility fairness for Hoosier customers

| March 2, 2017

By State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) This session, I’ve authored a measure to encourage renewable energy generation while bringing more fairness and market sensibility to the way privately owned solar panels and wind turbines are subsidized by other customers. Let me first say that I support renewable energy and authored the original legislation to […]

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Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

| February 16, 2017

Kudos to the excellent work of McMillen Health, Healthier Moms & Babies and all who supported the launch this week of their Babies Love project, a wonderful new website and mobile app for pregnant women—http://babieslove.org. Aimed at reducing infant mortality, Babies Love puts critical information and resources at the fingertips of any woman of childbearing […]

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African-American History and the miseducation of Hoosiers

African-American History and the miseducation of Hoosiers

| February 7, 2017

By Jamie Drake Special to Frost Illustrated February means African-American history month, an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of a great people. However, when I was a student in Allen County, I learned next to nothing about the African-Americans except for some names like Jackie Robinson and that Hoosier Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves. This […]

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Making the ‘impossible’ possible

Making the ‘impossible’ possible

| February 2, 2017

Every day at Riley Hospital, a child reaches a milestone that at one time seemed impossible. Allyson Kimani fought for her life after a battle with a flu virus led to organ failure. Although she spent time on ECMO (heart-lung bypass) and lost her right leg above the knee, Allyson has redefined what is possible. […]

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An open letter to America’s CEOs

An open letter to America’s CEOs

| February 1, 2017

Dear CEO, Please give us a moment to share something we hope you will find very valuable. Our customers come from all walks of life. The kindness of cooks knows no borders or divides. In the aftermath of the election, seeing the intentional damage inflicted on so many outside the white heterosexual male world, we […]

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