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Every year, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosts an Out of the Darkness Walk in cities across the country in an effort to bring awareness to the growing issues of suicide and mental health. It’s a chance for suicide survivors and mental health advocates to interact with each …

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Back in the days of swing dancing and wide brimmed hats, Indianapolis was a jazz mecca. Diverse talent from within and outside the city flourished in clubs along Indiana Avenue. The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation continues this tradition with Indy Jazz Fest.

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Julie Daniels lucked out when her mother took her to the pediatrician when she all of the sudden couldn’t bear any weight as a 1-year-old, even after learning how to walk. The pediatrician was a hematologist and recognized the signs he saw. He tested Daniels, and sure enough, she was diagnos…

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The Black population in Marion County would be the third largest city in Indiana based on population—and its time we moved out of our numerous policy deserts through the thoughtful Black agendas —because there ain’t no boats in deserts.

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Like many of you, I spent the evening of Aug. 30 watching video of a disturbing incident involving Indianapolis citizens and law enforcement. While thankfully no one was seriously injured at Shortridge High School, incidents like these will only continue unless we address the broken relation…

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After banking at 2435 N. Sherman Drive for 35 years, Nathan Oatts is considering moving to a different bank after learning PNC Financial Services will close the branch in November. The closing will leave not only Oatts and his employees with few banking options nearby, but many in the Martin…

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Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana Sen. Jim Merritt talked about inequality, public safety and roads, among other issues, at the first mayoral debate Aug. 29 at Crowne Plaza.

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An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer who punched a Shortridge High School student has been placed on administrative leave. The IMPD Internal Affairs Unit is conducting an internal investigation of the incident, which happened Aug. 29 outside of the school and was caught on video.