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Column: Helping kids lose weight

Commentary by Danielle Wiese, MD Nearly one third of all children are overweight or obese. The good news is this number has been decreasing in recent years. Here are ways to help your family stay...

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Back in the day

This circa 1905 photograph of the Rural Free Delivery wagons includes carriers (left to right) Joe Schenck, Coanthus Cotton and George Bell. In the background are postmaster Taylor Harmon, Minnie McDaniel and John Hussey. (Photo...

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Column: Khufu’s flying boat?

The Boat Museum on Cairo’s Giza Plateau was built to display a single item — a 4,500-year-old wooden boat.  Exactly why the boat was built remains a mystery. In 1954, archaeologists discovered 1,224 neatly...

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Column: What’s the latest on home sales?

More than 1,700 homes pended in January, with all but three Central Indiana counties reporting increased sales compared to the same time period last year, according to statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Overall,...

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Column: The truth about GMOs

Commentary by Megan Provost In public communication, facts matter. Ward Degler’s opinion piece in the February 24th issue of The Current provided some grossly inaccurate information on genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. As the...

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Snapshot: Fresh snow in Zionsville 

The water in Little Eagle Creek flows past a fresh dusting of snow that fell during the weekend. Zionsville received several inches of snow that began Saturday night and lasted into Sunday. The snow...