| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:26 PM
The mother of an alleged bullying victim who committed suicide is suing Hamilton Southeastern schools for wrongful death.
Jamarcus Bell committed suicide last October, shortly after enrolling as a freshman at Hamilton Southeastern High School. Bell's...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:14 AM
The superintendent of Hamilton Southeastern Schools released a letter to parents Wednesday regarding accusations the school did not take appropriate actions against bullying.
The mother of an alleged bullying victim, who committed suicide last October,...
| Dec 11, 2011
How bad does a childhood have to be to disqualify someone from holding a job, maintaining intimate relationships or raising a child?
I ask because the question arose recently in the unfolding disaster of the Glastonbury men who adopted nine sons, and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:27 AM
It's clear from the Sermon on the Mount that Jesus expected his followers to be different from those about them. "What do you do more than others?" (Matthew 5:47)
Paul too affirmed this, "If any man be in Christ He is a new creature." "Be not conformed...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:25 PM
Lawmakers, judges and children's advocates are joining forces to focus on the needs of Central Indiana kids.
At a news conference Wednesday morning, State Representative Bill Crawford announced a new effort will be called the Year of the Child.
| Jan 5, 2012
Remember the name Adepero Oduye. In fact, commit the spelling to memory. The luminous actress who plays the high school junior (nearly half the performer's real age) at the center of the exceptional, new, coming-of-age drama "Pariah" has one of those...
| May 27, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Someone once said that discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or in a nation. Undoubtedly true. We have to be dissatisfied with something before we make any move to improve it. But there is a big difference between discontent and anxiety....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Did you see the devastating numbers about the wealth of minority families?
Their savings have largely been wiped out. White households now have 20 times more wealth than black households and 18 times more wealth than Hispanic households.
| Jul 28, 2011
Something strange is happening: a California state agency is developing an innovative, user-friendly idea that can be implemented easily and quickly.
It's creative and, so far, non-controversial.
And it can become a reality without the governor or...
| Jul 31, 2011
It is only in comparison to today's Republican Party, divided between its old-school establishment and its tea party zealots, that today's Democrats look unified.
In fact, as President Barack Obama prepares to face whomever the Grand Old Party...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Day of Hope will be held Saturday, May 19, from noon to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Memorial Recreation Center andMartin Luther King Jr.Community Center, 109-131 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown.
The event is free.
It will feature food, games and health...