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Indiana University Professor Elinor Ostrom Wins Nobel In Economics
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Former Indiana University Professor Makes TIME Magazines List Of The 100 Most Influential People

TIME Magazine revealed the final list— of the '100 Most Influential People In The World' which includes athletes, actors, entrepreneurs and politicians. So who made the cut? An Indiana native!!

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Drinking age
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Should The Drinking Age Be Lowered To 18? [Poll]

The debate about lowering the drinking age to 18 has been raging for years. For the most part, the minimum drinking age is 21, but there are some provisions that vary from state to state about the consumption of alcohol under the age of 21.

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Today Is the Last Day to Register for the Indiana Primary Election – Register Online

Important Political Dates To Remember

  • April 9, 2012: Voter Registration Closes for May 2012 Primary Election
  • May 8, 2012: Primary Election Day
  • May 22, 2012: Voter Registration Opens
  • October 9, 2012: Voter Registration Closes for November 2012 General Election
  • November 6, 2012: General Election Day
  • December 3, 2012: Voter Registration Opens

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Saggy Pants
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Should Wearing Saggy Pants In Public Be Banned? [Poll]

We have all seen it, that one guy who wears his pants so low, three-quarters of his underwear is in plain view. Some of these people wear their pants SO low that if it were not for their underwear, we would see a lot more of them than we would want or even need to see. Some say it's offensive and should be banned in public places and others believe in freedom of expression... and as long as certain parts aren't showing or even visible, it can't be legislated.

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Crude Oil Prices Down – Gas Prices Up – Whose To Blame? [Poll]

Gas prices have again spiked at around $4 a gallon and in some cases, a little higher. Americans are really feeling the pinch this time around, but what is interesting is that crude oil prices are actually down a little. Gas prices are up almost 30 cents in the last month and most people are unhappy with President Obama for the way he is handling the situation, but most don't blame him for the higher prices.

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Is The New Police Entry Law, SB-1 , Good For Anybody? [Poll]

There has been a lot of talk lately about the new police entry law, SB-1, which was signed into law by Gov. Mitch Daniels a couple of days ago. The new law basically gives Hoosiers the right to resist unlawful entry by law enforcement.

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Uncle Sam
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Little Known Facts About Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam celebrates his debut today!! And, as I was trying to find a picture of him, I found out that ‘Uncle Sam’ was a real person, Samuel Wilson, born September 13th, 1766 and died on July 31st, 1854.

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Game On
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Rick Santorum ‘Game On’ Song Video Goes Viral [Video]

We are of course are in the midst of a presidential election year and the republican candidates have provided some memorable and some not so memorable moments so far. This post IS NOT...and I repeat IS NOT an endorsement of Rick Santorum by any stretch of the imagination, but the below video is both kind of interesting and kind of cheesey at the same time

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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How Much Is Too Much To Pay For Gas? [POLL]

On the show this morning, we talked about the price of gas decreasing for the first time in 27 days. Granted it ONLY decreased by a penny on average, BUT it went down. Now, Jon has predicted that by Memorial Day, gas will be $5.04 a gallon.  CRAP!!!  I hope he's wrong!!

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Ron Paul
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Ron Paul’s Statement About No Federal Money For Tornado Victims Could Be Misleading [Video]

Last week, we witnessed one of the worst tornado outbreaks in history some of which occurred right here in the Tri-State with Harrisburg, Illinois being one of the hardest hit areas. If you were affected by those deadly tornadoes and don't have insurance, Ron Paul says you might be on your own.

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Photo by je@n/fliker
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Men Are Covered More By Insurance For Sex Health Services

I read about this recently and it burnt my BUTT!!!!!!!  Right now, there is quite a political debate going on about whether birth control should be covered by insurance companies. Interestingly, when it comes to MALE sexual health services, there are MANY things covered -- and NO debate at all. Hmmm.....

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