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Bill banning Down syndrome abortions goes to Ohio governor

By JULIE CARR SMYTH AP Ohio Statehouse Correspondent COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In one of their last acts of the year, Ohio lawmakers moved Wednesday to...

Records: U.S. Steel failed to test for toxic metal after spill

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel failed to test a Lake Michigan tributary for a potentially carcinogenic chemical after a spill from one of...

Democrat pulls off upset in Alabama

By KIM CHANDLER and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate...

Rock Hall ’18 class: Simone, Bon Jovi, Moody Blues

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock...

State board will discuss emergency takeover of Muncie school system

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A state board will decide whether Indiana should assume control of an eastern school district, a move that’s being opposed...

‘MeToo’ spotlight increasingly pointed at past Trump conduct

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct in last year’s presidential election. Now the...

Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

By BILL BARROW and KIM CHANDLER Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either...

GOP tax reform plan’s benefits? Opinions differ

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds...

Indiana addresses potential water crisis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials in Indiana are trying to prevent a water crisis as both supply and infrastructure are inadequate for future needs. A 2016...

Hogsett eyes more police officers, anti-crime steps

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis officials say they’ll continue boosting the size of the city’s police force and expanding support for neighborhood anti-crime efforts in...