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Stop Bluffing I see where the Postal Service has decided to hold off cancelling Saturday deliveries. I think they should also call off their seemingly constant threats of doing so. How many times has this happened? Enough is enough. Either put up...
When the dust settles, there may be only two undefeated teams left to play for the national championship. In fact, there may be fewer than that. But as it stands right now there are three, and Notre Dame appears to be on the outside looking in. I never...
Count me among those neither outraged nor shocked by Richard Mourdock’s rape comment this week. Why? Because it is hard to be outraged when you are not shocked to begin with. Mourdock is who he is and has been since he started his political...
Tags: Elections, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Richard Mourdock
A new south-side South Bend restaurant is currently closed. The owner of Passport Woodfire Grill, which opened in early August at 1290 E. Ireland Road, says he plans to reopen the doors. But city and county officials say the restaurant needs multiple...
“Now is not the time to talk about that.” I wish I had a dollar for every time I have heard those words or similar words or even the lack of words over the last week. With a few exceptions from the usual suspects, that is the political...
Indiana law requires minor-party candidates to jump through some hoops if they want their names to be on an election ballot. Andrew Straw, a Green Party candidate running for the state's 2nd District congressional seat, sees the rules as unfair. So, he's...
I have always liked Jeb Bush and I would be willing to bet a dollar or two that he would have been the one Republican, above all others, the Obama White House did not want to get the GOP presidential nomination. JB would beat Obama and I would have...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA 55-year-old disabled Mishawaka man has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Mishawaka alleging his civil rights have been violated because some buildings, including City Hall and Battell Center, are not handicap-accessible, he claims. Donald...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A poll says a majority of Michigan voters favor right-to-work laws but are evenly split about whether Michigan should become the nation's 24th right-to-work state. Gov. Rick Snyder and leaders in the Republican-controlled...
Tags: Elections, Rick Snyder
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Some people living in St. Joseph County are upset. The County Council voted 7-0 Tuesday night in favor of Notre Dame's plan to move Douglas Road farther north between 933 and Juniper, but people who live nearby aren't happy. With...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday some of Gov. Mitch Daniels top aides will stay on to help him in the new administration. Pence announced that Rob Wynkoop will stay on as the head of the Department of Administration and...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Just 5 years ago, he was Police Officer of the Year in South Bend. Now, he could be fired from the force. The city’s Board of Public Safety on Tuesday held a hearing about Officer Chris Bortone. Bortone, a 10-year South Bend...
Tags: Theft, Safety of Citizens, Government
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