Thursday, September 19, 2019

McCormick’s not a fan of giving teachers guns

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A top education official in Indiana is opposing President Donald Trump’s suggestion that arming teachers would be an effective way to...

Want to leave Facebook? If so, where will you go?

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of...

Historic hotel’s bowling pavilion will become wedding venue

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — A historic southern Indiana hotel’s century-old bowling complex is set for a restoration that will turn it into a...

Holcomb will call legislators back into session

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says he will call state lawmakers back for a special session in May after...

Crown prince visits U.S., seeking to reshape Saudi Arabia’s image

By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran’s hand...

Sheriff official: 3 people injured in Maryland high school shooting

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — A shooting at a Maryland high school Tuesday morning injured three people, including the shooter, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said. Authorities...

Ex-probation officer allegedly falsified her husband’s records

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say an Indianapolis woman falsified information in her husband’s probation case while she was a probation officer. Thirty-eight-year-old Corinne Wratten faces...

Investigators suspect FedEx bomb linked to Austin blasts

By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin...

Watch for fungal diseases in blue spruce trees

By JANNA BECKERMAN Purdue University Colorado blue spruce is not native to Indiana (no spruce is!), and it often suffers from environmental stresses such as drought,...

A recipe for a lousy stand of corn

Every year, I get a lot of phone calls from folks wanting to know why their neighbor’s fields of corn ended up with such...