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Former President George H.W. Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — In his first public comments since his wife’s death, former President George H.W. Bush said Wednesday that he...

DNA evidence being used to solve old Indiana crimes

By Scott L. Miley CNHI Statehouse Bureau Goshen News INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana police have matched 46 crimes to DNA samples in the first three months since the...

Superintendent withdraws from Los Angeles job consideration

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The leader of the Indianapolis school district has withdrawn his name from consideration for a job heading the Los Angeles district. Lewis...

Woman admits killing husband

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A woman already serving life in prison for killing a Michigan man has pleading guilty to murder in the...

Prosecutor: Don’t dismiss mayor corruption charges

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — An indicted northwest Indiana mayor hasn’t proved that the handling of case-related emails warrant dismissing his corruption charges, according to...

420’s long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That’s the numerical code for marijuana’s high holiday, a homage...

People using fewer opioids

By LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S....

Purdue trustees want to keep Daniels

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University’s trustees have approved extending the contract for President Mitch Daniels beyond 2020 in a deal that will...

Rokita says he’ll join GOP primary debate

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Senate candidate Todd Rokita says he will participate in a Republican primary debate that he previously vowed to boycott. The...

Contract OK’d for I-69 widening

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — State officials have awarded a $79 million contract to widen a section of Interstate 69 to six lanes. The highway department...