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Government Wellness

How to Be More Mindful Every Day

Image Source: Pixabay For many of us, the sound of the alarm in the morning is just the first stressor of the day. It’s a jolt into a rushed morning and drive-through coffee before dropping the kids off. The rest of the day is a blur: answering a boatload of emails, racing to meet deadlines, […]

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Government

Craig Nichols: Did he act alone?

What if the corruption case in Muncie, Indiana isn’t exactly like Keith Roysdon and The Star Press presented to Muncie residents? Did they get it wrong or at least present another half-truth? Two years or 24 months in a federal prison is a long time to think about wrongs committed. It’s also a long time […]

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Film

“Little”

By Bob Garver The top two movies in the country right now have the exact opposite premise. “Shazam!” is about a young boy who is happy when he turns into an adult. “Little” is about a grown woman who is miserable when she turns into a child. I guess a good companion piece would be […]

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Business Culture

National Financial Literacy Month

By: Nathan Grant 4 Official Terms for Credit Definitions you May Already Know No matter what state your personal situation is in, everyone deals with a myriad of financial decisions each and every day, and juggling them can sometimes feel like you are running on autopilot. Do you even know what some of the money […]

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Government Wellness

Kratom: On the Road to Regulation or Relegated to a Ban?

Kratom is a substance of contradiction, attracting its fair share of controversy since stepping into the limelight in recent years. The herbal supplement is touted as a beneficial holistic medicine by some, yet it has been labeled as dangerous, synthetic, and addictive by numerous organizations, media outlets, and policymakers. Many opponents consider kratom a societal […]

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Government

A Letter to Muncie Democrats

By: Todd Smekens I wanted to reach out to registered Muncie Democratic voters who are swearing off all democratic candidates because of the corruption within the Nichol’s family and the HQ at 214 N. Walnut Street (214 for short). In case you didn’t know, not all candidates are products of the Nichol’s and Tyler regime. […]

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Wellness

5 Reasons to Garden Even if You Don’t Grow Anything

There’s something raw about gardening. It’s the dirt under your fingernails, the smell of the earth, and the feeling of watching something grow that you nurtured. It feels good to watch a plant grow taller or to see a little sprout stick up out of the soil. However, the process of gardening is just as […]