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Intro by Leann Senter on Her Wellness Journey at Fitness Forum

January 30, 2012
Intro by Leann Senter on Her Wellness Journey at Fitness Forum

  I’m 51 years old, overweight and out of shape!  While I consider myself to be very active it is not active for me.  It really is just very busy!  With Riley in college and Megan a junior in high school I’ve been “evaluating” my life and what the next phase will be like. ...
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The Senter’s Wellness Journey

January 26, 2012
The Senter’s Wellness Journey

01/27/12  Mayor Mark Senter and his wife, Leanne accepted the challenge to take a wellness journey through the Fitness Forum at LifePlex.  Their progress is being detailed weekly in the newspaper and we will have their story on our Speak-Out Site….   WELL, why not?! 32 Years ago this month I graduated from the...
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Kanzius Laboratory Group is First in the World to Reach the Nucleus of Cancer Cells with Nanoparticles

January 26, 2012

(ERIE, PA) – January 26, 2012 — Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation announces research conducted in the Kanzius/Curley Lab at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has been published in the January 2012 issue of Biomaterials journal. The manuscript illustrates how Drs. Steven A. Curley, Mustafa Raoof, Yuri Mackeyev, Mathew A. Cheney and Lon...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

January 16, 2012

01/16/12 To date, one group has been shut out of the debate over “right to work for less”: the people of Indiana.             Since the start of the 2012 legislative session, there have been obvious attempts to curtail the public’s right to know about an idea that has a documented history of failing to...
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Question on Medicare & Medicaid call IAAAA

January 12, 2012

01/13/12 An 82-year-old woman in a small Indiana town recently called for an ambulance to get her to the hospital for her dialysis and chemotherapy treatments. She is confined to a wheelchair. The ambulance service – the only one in town that offers wheelchair transport – is threatening not to take the woman because...
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The War is NOT Over!

January 9, 2012
The War is NOT Over!

01/10/11 A couple days before the entry of the New Year, I watched the newly released movie “New Year’s Eve.” In both “NYE” scenarios, the celebrations were crazy and people were having a good time…just as they were last year, and the year before and long before that.  People love to celebrate and New...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

January 8, 2012

01/09/12 We begin the 2012 session of the Indiana General Assembly at a crossroads for our state. The first seven years of the current administration has seen a substantial increase in the numbers of Hoosiers who are unemployed and given up hope of looking for a job. Hoosiers now earn only 86 cents for...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

December 19, 2011

12/20/11 You may have heard the news that the governor’s people “found” $320 million of your tax dollars the other day.             You also may have noticed that the governor greeted this news with little more than a shrug of his shoulders, an “Oops,” and a promise to do better next time. One wonders...
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Chamber President Looks Back Over Year

December 15, 2011
Chamber President Looks Back Over Year

12/16/11 The month of December provides us with valuable time to reflect on the past year and get things in order to start the New Year on the right foot. My reflections on my time as Chamber President leave me filled with pride and an overwhelming feeling of optimism. This year has been nothing...
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Focus on Right to Work

December 12, 2011

12/12/11 I have wanted to write a response to Dembowski and the Democrate’s talking points from the November 23rd “Speak out”, but had not gotten it done yet.  The viewpoint from Brian Bosma really sums up what I wanted to say in regards to the “right to work” issue.  If you don’t mind I...
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