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- Review: Prince Charles’s ‘On the Future of Food’
A small-book reprint of a 2011 speech by Prince Charles advocating for a sustainable food system is sandwiched by essays by Will Allen and Wendell Berry. by Jim Poyser With a forward by Wendell Berry and an afterward by Will Allen and Eric Schlosser, you hardly even need a middle (or, I guess, ?ward), but by golly, Prince Charles’ speech, printed in a small-book format, is a powerhouse argument for clarity, sanity and massive change about all things agriculture. His Royal Highness made this keynote speech to the Future of Food Conference at Georgetown University on May 4, 2011.…
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- Nixon revisited
Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein reunited in print last weekend for the first time in 36 years to write an article commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in. by Steve Hammer Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein reunited in print last weekend forthe first time in 36 years to write an article commemorating the 40thanniversary of the Watergate break-in, the scandal that eventually destroyedthe presidency of Richard Nixon and landed some 40 of his aides and henchmen injail. It also made both Woodward and Bernstein celebrities, millionairesand, later, bitter enemies.…
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- Gadfly: Edukation
Every week, NUVO cartoonist Wayne Bertsch turns an eye towards the news headlines for the subject of his ‘Gadfly’ comic. by Wayne Bertsch
- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Ray Bradbury, a pugnacious hawk and stowaway monkeys. by Jim Poyser United States springthe hottest on record – Yougo, Apocalypse! those White House leaks makeBarack Obama seem likea pugnacious hawk…
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- Thumbs down: Hoosiers smoking more than most Americans
A new Ball State University study shows that more than 21 percent of Hoosiers claim to be smokers. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: Hoosiers smoking more than most Americans A new Ball State University study shows that more than 21 percent of Hoosiers claim to be smokers.…
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- Thumbs up: Cricket sweeping across Indiana
Indiana schools are taking an interest in cricket. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Cricket sweeping across Indiana Indiana schools are taking an interest in cricket.…
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- In Our Schools – June 7, 2012
School holds first graduation ceremony • Saints Francis & Clare Catholic School will conduct its first 8th Grade graduation ceremony six years after opening its elementary school. The nine graduating students joined SSFC this year when the school added grades 6, 7, and 8. After graduating, students will head to various high schools including Roncalli, [...]
- On Campus – June 7, 2012
Carmen Miller graduates from Eastern Mennonite University Carmen Miller of Indianapolis was recognized as a member of the 2012 graduating class of Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va., on Saturday, April 30. Miller graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History and Social Science. Local Students Named to University of Evansville Dean’s List Many local students [...]
- ‘Stella de Oro’ daylilies easy to grow, popular for gardeners
What has golden yellow blooms and seems to be growing everywhere? Dandelions? Yes, that’s a good answer, but what I’m seeing growing everywhere these days is the daylily, ‘Stella de Oro.’ It’s at the mall, at the gas station, and in gardens all over. I grew it for quite some time, too, before I decided [...]
- Around Town – June 7, 2012
Johnson County Community Foundation awards grant to young audiences • Arts for Learning, the Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, has been awarded a grant of $2,000 by the Unrestricted Community Impact Fund, a component fund of the Johnson County Community Foundation. They will use the grant to build comprehensive arts in education plans for new [...]
- A little boiling, a little broiling
For this week’s installment, you’ll be employing a little boiling and a little broiling—the former with the pasta (fettuccine), the latter with the parmesan. While the protein centerpiece of this dish is the pork (a thick-cut loin cutlet), my favorite part is the pasta. Here, it’s fun to exercise a bit of friendly deception with [...]
- ‘Hilly Hundred’ riders fill up on fried chicken, cider
How much fried chicken does it take to feed 5,000 hungry cyclists? It may sound like a joke, but Greenwood resident Daina Chamness has to know the answer, right down to the last chicken leg.
- Public safety director has become a lightning rod
Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf.
- 3 hurt when vehicle strikes Eastside house
Three people were injured early today after the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into an Eastside house.
- Kennedy outlines neighborhoods proposal
Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy on Sunday unveiled a neighborhood plan that she says would take the city back to grass-roots policies.
- Divers search Georgia lake for Plainfield man in wheelchair
ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities say divers planned to resume a search Monday for a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair who fell into a Georgia lake while getting off a large boat.
- New app will help you find a place to park
Worried about finding a place to park Downtown? You guessed it: There’s an app for that. ParkIndy, the group that operates the city’s privatized parking meters, continues to tap into the growing market for smartphones. Officials today will announce plans for an app that maps available parking spaces Downtown.
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