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July 31, 2014 12:00 am Related
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June 15, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Discuss effective tactics on war on poverty

EDITORIAL: Discuss effective tactics on war on poverty

Last Sunday's extensive report on poverty in Northwest Indiana should be a springboard for discussion, not the final word, on efforts to address poverty.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am

Problem with poverty is reliance on government

Fifty years after our government declared the war on poverty, are we better off? Did all the programs and money that was spent to "erase" poverty actually help or just create generations of more on poverty?

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

Consider this as you read our special report, "The Price of Poverty": Are cuts to social service agencies and education the right move as poverty increases in Northwest Indiana? What more can or should be done?

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related
BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

Northwest Indiana needs a town hall, a place for daily idea and viewpoint exchanges and discussion. Our Opinion page can serve that role, and we’re taking steps to do just that.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Tomorrow starts today for America's youths

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Tomorrow starts today for America's youths

A total of 327 boys and girls came through the doors of Alternative House last year. They came because their chances of success and safety were better at the Crisis Center’s runaway and homeless youth shelter than at their home.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
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