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  • US tank landing ship prepares to depart Evansville

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    A restored World War II landing ship is set to depart Evansville this weekend for its annual summer fundraising cruise.
  • Man acquitted of charges in bar fight death

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    Jurors acquitted a southern Indiana man of reckless homicide and other charges for killing a man by driving over him after a bar fight.
  • Bosma to pull Turner from leadership post-scandal

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    Indiana Rep. Eric Turner is losing his House leadership role because of “irreconcilable conflicts” arising from his use of his public office to benefit his family’s nursing home business, House Speaker Brian Bosma announced Friday.
  • Indiana lawmakers propose bill to protect military

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is proposing a new bill to protect deployed military members and their families.
  • Court halts ruling striking down right-to-work law

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    he Indiana Supreme Court on Friday put on hold a lower court judge’s ruling striking down the state’s right-to-work law and denied a request that it be consolidated with a similar case, clearing the way for the justices to hear oral arguments on the issue next week.
  • Police drain tank, find no sign of missing baby

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    Police said they were treating the hunt for a missing Indianapolis infant Friday as a search-and-rescue mission, with efforts including draining an old underground cistern in a wooded area near where the child disappeared.
  • New programs help cut use of homeless shelters

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    Two Lafayette-area shelters for the homeless say new programs that are sending more people into housing have helped reduce the number of clients this year.
  • Online immunization registry passes milestone

    Justin Rumbach
    August 29, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana State Department of Health website that allows people to download, print, email or fax family immunization records has reached a milestone.
  • $400M Notre Dame Stadium work set to begin

    Justin Rumbach
    August 29, 2014
    SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame plans to start work in November on a $400 million project that will expand the school’s football stadium and use it as a hub for new academic and student life buildings.
  • Indiana seeks input for specialty foods survey

    Justin Rumbach
    August 29, 2014
    INDIANAPOLIS — State officials have launched an online survey that’s part of a push to find ways to meet growing consumer demand for specialty crops like locally grown fruit and nuts.
  • Indiana University student dies at sorority house

    Justin Rumbach
    August 29, 2014
    BLOOMINGTON — An Indiana University spokesman says foul play isn’t suspected in the death of a female student at a campus sorority house.
  • Ex-Bloomington pain doctor now on home confinement

    Justin Rumbach
    August 29, 2014
    BLOOMINGTON — A former Bloomington pain management doctor has left federal prison more than a year early.
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