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Dick Wells, Orchid Farmer

“Dick knows his stuff. He shows up with what we need and is excited for our success.”

Democrat candidate for president Pete Buttigieg at his office in South Bend.
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Buttigieg Short Circuits The GOP Attack Machine

The South Bend mayor’s surging candidacy has gone largely unchecked

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Importantville: Buttigieg Announces 2020 Bid

“I am a proud son of South Bend, Indiana. And I am running for President of the United States.”

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Importantville: What We Learned About Mayor Pete In New Hampshire

What’s happening—and what’s next—at the intersection of Indiana politics and business?

Reporters surround presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
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Pete Buttigieg Isn’t Ours Alone Anymore

The Buttigieg campaign may be more of a movement than a moment.

Illustration of a person emptying a pistol and coins falling out of the revolving chambers.
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Crosshairs Of America

“If we are going to be able to say, ‘Indy Welcomes All,’ we need that to hold true,” says Visit Indy’s Chris Gahl.

Black and white image of Kurt Vonnegut sitting in a chair inside an office.
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Five Takes On Slaughterhouse-Five

“Indianapolis wasn’t always eager to associate with Vonnegut. Once upon a time, many in our city found him vulgar, obscene, and weird.”

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Importantville: Buttigieg’s Big Bucks

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg racked up a stunning $7 million in the first quarter of his presidential exploratory committee his campaign announced Monday, defying expectations for a candidacy that began with an email list of just 20,000.

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Phil Gulley: Moral History

The immigrant I knew best went to church, volunteered as a Boy Scout leader, and helped his sick neighbors.

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The Marijuana Advocate

Since 2013, I’ve been out in California preparing for the day when Indiana legalizes medical marijuana. My family has been involved in the cultivation of cannabis from my earliest ancestors. I moved to Bakersfield from Indy and took up the family business, so to speak. Operating under the name Hoosier Farms, I began growing and […]

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Collision Course

Why mountain-bikers and environmentalists are on a collision course at Fort Harrison State Park.

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Ask Me Anything: Colleen Fanning, Politician

“I’ve just kind of made a promise to myself that I’m not going to be public about issues that aren’t things I directly vote on, because it doesn’t serve my constituents.”

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Phil Gulley: Calendar Girl

Anniversaries may be an odd occasion to celebrate, but any reason to spend time with my wife is a good one.

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Halfway Across: The Delphi Murders

Restoration of the historic trestle where the murders occurred is underway. Will resolution follow?

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Importantville: Merritt For Mayor

“Everyone’s talking about Beto and Biden. But here’s another ‘B’ you should know.”

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