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Mark Booth shows the audience a great horned owl. (Photos by Ann Marie Shambaugh) 0

Snapshot: Birds of Prey

Mark Booth, director of Take Flight! Wildlife Education, presented his Birds of Prey program at Zionsville Town Hall on Jan. 24. He brought along a red-tailed hawk, American kestrel, great horned owl and peregrine...

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New stoplight should soon be a go

By Brittany Fleetwood A new stoplight at the intersection of S. Main Street and 106th St. is expected to be fully operational by the first week of February. It is intended to help control...

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Opinion: It’s a secret

Did you know some restaurants have what they call “secret menus”? I’d never heard of them, but apparently that’s the point. I discovered this the other day when I accompanied my friend Steve to one...

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Column: Pancha Rathas: Honoring a poem

Monumental shrines carved in solid rock in southeast India pay homage to a poem that influences the lives of hundreds of millions of people every day.  The shrines themselves, although never completed, have also...

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Column: What’s wrong with sugar? Part III

Commentary by Dawn Parker In my last two articles, I discussed the downsides of eating refined sugar and artificial sweeteners, and now I’d like to present some healthier alternatives. These options all beat out...

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Opinion: Dance mom vet

I’ve been struggling for topics of late but was holding on to the notion that dance competition season would soon be starting and I’d have a plethora of tacky, delicious stories to relay. But...

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Opinion: The gap of the gaps

The American founders knew it. Even the modern, liberal French know it. The distinction between a mob and a populist revolution is a narrow one. Contemporary French journalist and politician Jean-Francois Revel illustrates the...