Opinion

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Opinion: Tips to Attract Business Investment to Your Community

By: Quint Studer for the Muncie Journal— Pensacola, FL—Cities across America have been vying for the privilege of hosting Amazon’s $5 billion second headquarters, which is expected to bring with it up to 50,000 high-paying jobs. Back in January the online retailer selected 20 finalists from a list of more…

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MCHS Principal Chris Walker is pictured with Kaitlyn Jamieson accepting her diploma. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Opinion: “Thank You Muncie Community Schools”

By: Charles Jamieson— Nearly three years ago, our family moved back to my hometown of Muncie from the Chicago area, due to a series of horribly difficult personal events that were occurring simultaneously. When our move became common knowledge, no less than a half dozen people asked, “Where will you…


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Muncie Journal Adds NEW “Opinion” Section

By: Mike Rhodes— When MuncieJournal.com launched in July of 2015, our founding partners and leadership felt it was important to keep the publication’s content positive within the 3 key coverage areas of our core mission: Education, Economic Development and Quality of Place in Muncie and Delaware County. Thousands of articles later,…


Southview Elementary School students enjoy a program during United Way's Day of Action. (Photo is the property of United Way and used with permission)

Muncie Action Plan Supports Local MCS Solution, Urges Public Unity

By: MAP Board of Directors— Muncie, IN—Last week, the Muncie Action Plan sent a letter of support for Muncie Community Schools to Senator Doug Eckerty.  The letter was addressed to Senator Luke Kenley and Representative Tim Brown and urged the removal of Muncie Community Schools from State Bill (S.B.) 567. …


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3 Ways to Grow Indiana’s Economy by Investing in Tech

By: Casey Stanley— Slow-moving economies don’t often emerge as leaders. That’s a basic lesson anyone building a community or a business has learned. We’re seeing it play out today: Indiana’s tech and innovation community has a lot of momentum, and the ability to create more high-wage, tax-paying jobs – but…