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Top Republican Kenley to retire from Senate

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS­­ — One of the most powerful leaders in the Indiana Statehouse is retiring after 25 years of public office. Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, will be step down from his seat on Sept. 30. “It’s been my privilege to serve the people of Senate District 20 at the Statehouse for the […]

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State expands treatment options in fight against drug epidemic

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com GREENWOOD, Ind. – Soon Hoosiers struggling with drug addiction will have more access to treatment. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration is adding five opioid treatment centers, making a total of 19 in the state. These treatment centers will offer medication assisted treatment or “MAT,” which includes medication and counseling […]

Commentary: A native postage stamp of soil where the truth bloomed

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Commentary: A native postage stamp of soil where the truth bloomed

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  OXFORD, Mississippi – America’s truth tellers have a hard go of it. I stand on the front porch of Rowan Oak, the home of America’s greatest writer, William Faulkner. The air is thick, the clouds heavy in the sky. A storm is coming. Faulkner lived in this small college town for […]

Commentary: Parent alert: Check out your kids’ camp for hazing masked as pranks

Commentary: Parent alert: Check out your kids’ camp for hazing masked as pranks

By Hank Nuwer TheStatehouseFile.com Having written numerous books on hazing, it’s no uncommon event for me to open my personal or Franklin College email to find a frantic parent reporting ongoing hazing in a fraternity or sports team. But every summer is a bit different. Every summer a frantic parent will report a hazing incident […]