Since the end of the Great Recession, more than a quarter of economic growth in Indiana has been swallowed by ballooning health care cost growth. Our health care spending is a clear national outlier, ranking only behind Alaska. Since the end of the Great Recession, increased health care costs absorbed a stunning one-third of growth in Hoosier family incomes. For about half of Indiana families, just the extra cost of health care monopoly prices is more than their combined property and income taxes.

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On a November night earlier this season, long after teammates left following a game, Indiana junior center Joey Brunk put in a late night session at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, taking post feed after post feed from student managers.

The experience that a business provides to a customer often determines whether the customer will keep using the brand or move on to another brand. The rise of technology also means that customers have access to more information than ever before. Customers want an instant and convenient experience, which is why the use of chatbots is on the rise.

An effort to cut down on the county’s infant mortality rate has turned into a project to bring more services to Daviess County’s immigrant community. The Daviess County Council has expanded one position of community health liaison in the Daviess County Health Department from a part-time to a full-time post.

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Were you to make a collection of stories for family or posterity, what stories would you include and why? This is an easy enough question to ask, and yet the answer probably does not come easily for most of us. I know that collections can also change with time, and that dynamic is OK too. Due to bedtime reading with my children, I have lots of fairy tales and folklore I could add to a collection of stories.

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John Stephen Foster, former co-president of the Western Boone Little League, is charged with theft, a Level 6 felony, for allegedly misusing the non-profit’s credit card for personal use. The charges are the result of an investigation started last September when the league board discovered some discrepancies in the usage of funds.

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No one was more surprised to be picked by Indiana Humanities to make a film than Lebanon High School graduate Chad Perdue.

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Billie Nell Leffler was born in Greensburg on May 16, 1940. Graveside rites will be held at Moscow Cemetery at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to Burns Funeral Home in Milroy.