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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:53:00 -0400

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 27.(image)


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Another assisted living facility planned for Terre Haute

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:04:00 -0400

Plans are in the works for a third residential project in Terre Haute's rural health development corridor between Union Hospital and the Indiana State University campus.(image)



Terre Haute building business relationships in Japan

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:54:04 -0400

Steve Witt and the Terre Haute Economic Development Corp. continue to build business relationships with Japanese companies. A three-person THDC recently returned from a trip to Japan.(image)


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ISU's Bradley says his departure's planned

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:55:00 -0400

Dan Bradley's announcement that he will step down as Indiana State University president in January caught many off guard, but it's been in the works for a few months, he said during a news conference Wednesday.(image)


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Rezoning request for new county jail delayed

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:43:30 -0400

A request to rezone land for a new Vigo County jail has been delayed until June.(image)



MARK BENNETT: Marshall Tucker, a sweet memory for Terre Haute, returns next week

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:45:00 -0400

Pardon the guy holding the microphone on the Indiana Theatre stage next weekend if he tilts his head back, closes his eyes and seems to drift to another time. That happens, Doug Gray admits. The wistful flute intro kicks off…(image)


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Ivy Tech receives $1.2 million grant; plans renovation

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:45:00 -0400

Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley announced Wednesday it has received a $1.2 million grant from the Economic Development Administration.(image)


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NTSB: Lack of air speed on takeoff contributed to fatal crash

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:41:00 -0400

Insufficient airspeed on takeoff has been listed as probable cause of a June 2016 airplane crash near Rockville that killed the pilot and his passenger.(image)



Woman gets 'time served' in 2008 attempted murder case

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:28:23 -0400

A Terre Haute woman was given a time-served sentence for a 2008 arrest in which she stabbed her boyfriend.(image)



Court: Deputy's foul language didn't invalidate OWI test

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:05:52 -0400

Although a northeast Indiana sheriff's deputy used a vulgarity while directing a suspect to take a breathalyzer test, he didn't violate proper procedures, the Indiana Court of Appeals decided Tuesday(image)



Vigo capital board meeting reset to May 15

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:58:19 -0400

The Vigo County Capital Improvement Board has rescheduled and will meet at 1 p.m. May 15.(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: April 26, 2017

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:55:19 -0400

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Tuesday and Wednesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…(image)



Holcomb signs pre-K expansion, needle exchange bills

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:32:48 -0400

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law measures expanding the state's preschool pilot and allowing local governments to establish their own needle exchange programs.(image)



Bradley to step down as ISU president

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Daniel J. Bradley, Indiana State University's 11th president, announced this afternoon he plans to step down in January.(image)


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Indiana Supreme Court denies death penalty statute appeal

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:34:17 -0400

The Indiana Supreme Court has turned down the request of a Gary man accused of slaying seven women to look at the constitutionality of the state's death penalty statute before he goes to trial.(image)



SW Indiana college student's death investigated as homicide

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:52:18 -0400

Police say the death of a southwestern Indiana college student whose body was found near a rural sports complex is being investigated as a homicide.(image)



US students need more exposure to arts and music, test shows

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:13:18 -0400

When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help.(image)



Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:12:01 -0400

President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class.(image)


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Illinois governor seeks to oust improperly hired employees

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:50:47 -0400

The administration of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says it wants a judge to decide whether state employees who were improperly hired under former Gov. Pat Quinn should keep union contract job protections.(image)



Historic central Indiana church needs $38K to avoid razing

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:49:17 -0400

Supporters of a historic church that has served as the gateway to a central Indiana community for more than a century are trying to raise more than $38,000 in just over a week to save it from demolition.(image)



10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:15:00 -0400

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 26.(image)



Holcomb signs abortion bill, will approve roads funding

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday that he not only planned to sign legislation raising the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon but will also approve bills addressing prayer in schools and placing two troubled school districts in state hands.…(image)



Service set, leaders react to death of Don Smith

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 -0400

A public memorial service has been announced for Terre Haute banking, civic and motorsports leader Don Smith, who died Sunday. A public celebration of Smith's life is scheduled for 3 to 6 p.m. May 3 at Hulman Center.(image)


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Coal state legislators hope Congress will continue retired miners benefits

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:57:04 -0400

Coal state lawmakers said Tuesday they’re cautiously optimistic Congress will preserve health care for 23,000 retired miners and their families before their benefits expire in four days.(image)



Landmarks leader worried about loss of tax credits for restoring buildings

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:28:22 -0400

not for a federal tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic buildings. The same might be said for more than 160 buildings throughout Indiana that have been restored through the federal Historic Tax Credit program since 2002.(image)



'No windfall here,' VCSC official says

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:25:25 -0400

Under the recently passed state budget, funding for the Vigo County School Corp. would increase less than 1 percent each of the next two years, according to estimates prepared by the Legislative Services Agency."It's much better than having less mone(image)



Hulman Center plan dead? Can it be saved?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:27:00 -0400

A project to renovate Hulman Center and construct an attached new convention center may be “almost dead” after the Indiana General Assembly denied a food-and-beverage tax to help fund the project, the president of the Vigo County Capital Improvement Board…(image)


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Top Guns owner hopes biz adds ammo to city's appeal

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:26:00 -0400

Top Guns’ new location at South Seventh Street and U.S. 41 will have one of the largest firearms and firearm accessory inventories in the Wabash Valley and will offer the community something it was lacking, owner Steve Ellis said.(image)


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IUPUI police say 1 suspect in 2 sexual assaults over 3 days

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:14:47 -0400

Police at an Indiana university say the same man may have committed two sexual assaults there.(image)



Democratic Illinois House OKs public funding for abortions

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:16:17 -0400

The Democratic-controlled Illinois House has approved public funding for all abortions.(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: April 25, 2017

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:04:19 -0400

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case…(image)



Former Michigan City officer charged with 4 counts of rape

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:49:18 -0400

Authorities say a former northern Indiana police officer has been arrested on four counts of rape.(image)



Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6,000

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:53:00 -0400

More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying their profits were even larger in the first three months of the year than analysts were expecting, including Caterpillar and McDonald's. The gains put U.S. indexes on track to add to…(image)



Indiana governor says he will sign several contested bills

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:13:17 -0400

Gov. Eric Holcomb will sign several sharply contested bills, including measures to increase parental abortion notification rights, permit the use of marijuana-derived medicine and allow Statehouse employees to carry guns.(image)



Three teens injured in I-70 rollover crash

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:08:00 -0400

A one-car rollover crash on Interstate 70 in Vigo County sent three teenagers to the hospital Monday night.(image)


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Voices from around the world consider Trump's first 100 days

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:44:00 -0400

It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe.(image)



What died in the 2017 legislative session

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:49:00 -0400

INDIANAPOLIS — The battles on hate crimes and minimum wage were just two hot topics in the legislature this session that failed to gain traction.(image)


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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:17:00 -0400

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 25.(image)






Locally, unemployment ticks slightly downward

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates in the Wabash Valley are lower this month when compared to the same time a year ago, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.However, the March 2017 unemployment rate in the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical…(image)



Trial date set for ISU prof in fake-threats case

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

A Sept. 7 trial date has been set for a university faculty member arrested on allegations he made false reports of anti-Muslim threats and reported an allegedly bogus attack. Azhar N. Hussain, an assistant professor at ISU, faces a felony…(image)


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Governor vetoes records search fee

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

In rejecting the General Assembly’s plan for charging hourly fees for Hoosiers to obtain public records, Gov. Eric Holcomb issued on Monday his first veto.Holcomb turned down House Engrossed Act 1523, which had passed 44-3 in the Senate, where amendm(image)



WTH bomb case likely to end up in federal court

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

A June 27 trial date has been set for a West Terre Haute man accused of making a bomb and a look-alike bomb while he was on federal probation for a 2013 bomb-making conviction. Justin VanGilder, 27, appeared Monday in…(image)



Be 'consistent, accessible, transparent,' VCSC told

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Robin Winston knows something about what it takes to have a successful school referendum campaign.His company, Winston-Terrell Group of Indianapolis, has worked with Indiana school districts on 22 referendums, and 20 of those have won voter approval.(image)


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Lane closure on Indiana 641 through May

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

The Indiana Department of Transportation will have one lane closed on the Indiana 641 bypass between McDaniel Road exit and Moyer Road Bridge to place the top layer of asphalt on the roadway. The work is scheduled to last through…(image)


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Rolling closures set for tonight on I-70

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled rolling closures overnight tonight on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 10.5 mile marker. The closures will last up to 20 minutes and take place between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m.(image)


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Tax sale brings in $715K for Vigo County

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

A move by Vigo County's auditor to switch to a live auction for a certificate property tax sale has paid off. Vigo County last week sold 172 properties and collected $715,277 from the live action. That is compared to $350,940…(image)



ISU senior one of 60 nationally chosen for Washington, D.C., event

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

An Indiana State University senior from Vigo County is one of 60 students nationwide invited to Washington, D.C., to participate in Posters on the Hill, an event emphasizing the importance of ongoing support for undergraduate research.Joshua Pigg, of(image)


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Rockville man admits beating wife to death, police say

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

A Rockville man reportedly told police he punched his wife in the face for more than two hours—intending to kill her—and then watched her body for 30 minutes to make sure she was dead before he called police early Saturday…(image)


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Syrian-born artist shares images of civil war

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

An exhibit in the heart of Terre Haute is the latest effort by a Syrian-born artist to bring the suffering of that nation’s civil war into focus in the American Midwest.(image)


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Lawmakers' push to avoid social issues draws ire from some

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:28:18 -0400

A push to set aside divisive social issues during the legislative session has frustrated some social conservatives who say Republican leaders ignored what their constituents care about.(image)



Clarksville man gets 35 years in abuse death of 3-year-old

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:28:17 -0400

A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in the child abuse death of his former girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.(image)



Vive le rally: Global markets soar after French election

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:28:00 -0400

U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to…(image)



Illinois lawmakers return from break facing budget issues

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:04:18 -0400

Illinois lawmakers are returning to the Capitol this week to resume work on trying to end the budget stalemate that has eluded them for almost two years.(image)



Police: Suspect in Clinton armed robbery arrested

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:08:00 -0400

A suspect is in custody. Matthew B. Bridgewaters, 32 of Clinton, has been booked into Vermillion County Jail with preliminary charge of armed robbery, a Level 3 felony, according to Sheriff Mike Phelps.(image)


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Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:44:00 -0400

President Donald Trump could avert the risk of a government shutdown next weekend by stepping back from his demand that lawmakers fund his promised border wall with Mexico in a must-pass spending bill, Congress' two top Democrats said Monday.(image)


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Part of 641 down to one lane for final asphalt layer

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:19:19 -0400

The Indiana Department of Transportation will have one lane closed on the Indiana 641 bypass between McDaniel Road exit and Moyer Road Bridge on or after today to place the top layer of asphalt on the roadway.(image)



Indiana gets nearly $11M to combat heroin, opioid abuse

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:49:19 -0400

A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.(image)



The Off Season: Mashed potatoes with a 'pelican bib' to catch fallen food, please

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:26:00 -0400

Years ago, we invited a teaching friend over for a weeknight spaghetti supper. He was a young bachelor, new to the profession, unmarried, living in a tiny apartment, and in need of a good meal, so when I mentioned how…(image)


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10 Things to Know for Monday

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:56:00 -0400

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, April 24.(image)



Food-beverage tax for Hulman Center cut from budget

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

A state budget bill leaves Terre Haute and Vigo County still looking for a way to pay for renovation and expansion of Hulman Center, but a state lawmaker believes it can be done.Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, managed to get…(image)



Vigo County Food Inspections

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

April 10-13Establishments with violationsThornton’s Oil #450, 3333 S US Hwy 41, (2 Critical, 2 Non Critical)–Rag found in front hand wash sink; Found mouse droppings under storage shelf in dry storage room.Taco Tequilas, 423 Wabash Ave., (2 Critica(image)



Tip leads THPD to make arrest in March 3 pursuit

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Terre Haute police on Sunday arrested a man they had been seeking for more than a month. Thanks to a tip, Curtis Freeland, 31, was taken into custody without incident, according to a news release from Ryan Adamson, public information…(image)



7-year-old hurt in bike-van crash

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Indiana State Police say a 7-year-old suffered a broken leg and possible other injuries Sunday in a car-bicycle accident on Farrington Street near 18th Street. Police say the brakes on the boy’s bike may have failed as he was riding…(image)


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Regional Hospital earns 4th-straight 'A' grade in Leapfrog safety rankings

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Patient safety is a priority at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, as confirmed by the facility’s fourth-straight “A”in the spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.(image)


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Neighboring TH homes hit by fire; residents escape injury

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:45:00 -0400

Kelli Britt was asleep after working a 12-hour shift as a licensed practical nurse when she was awakened about 8:30 a.m. Sunday by news no one wants to hear.“Cops came banging on the door and said, 'Get out! Your house…(image)


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Banking, racing icon Don Smith dies at 90

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:47:00 -0400

Don Smith, known in the Wabash Valley for banking and internationally for motorsports, died early Sunday at Cobblestone Crossings in Terre Haute.(image)


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Food-beverage tax for Hulman Center fails in legislature

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:46:00 -0400

Officials will have to go back to the drawing board to find a way to complete funding to renovate and expand Hulman Center. A proposed food and beverage tax for Vigo County was not included in the final state budget…(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: April 23, 2017

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:18:20 -0400

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.(image)



Business Calendar: April 23, 2017

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Business meetings offered this week throughout the Wabash Valley.(image)



Morton J. Marcus: Spending for economic development

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Grabill is only 12 miles from New Haven. Both are within Allen County. You can drive from one to the other in less than 20 minutes.(image)



Close races elsewhere give Dems hope in Indiana's 8th District

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:15:00 -0400

Close races in Republican strongholds in other states have Democrats hoping to make Indiana's 8th Congressional District competitive once again. Political observers say breaking the Republican hold on the 8th District seat is a long shot but not totally out…(image)


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Erin Moran, Joanie in "Happy Days," dies in southern Indiana

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:00:00 -0400

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.(image)


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New farm store punctuates Earth Day festivities

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:45:00 -0400

Hundreds of people Saturday visited the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College for its annual Earth Day Celebration.(image)


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Done the work? Then accept the degree

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:38:00 -0400

After graduating high school, Kelly Pierce attended Ivy Tech for about three years, mostly as a full-time student, and she also worked two part-time jobs.(image)


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Small town America skittish about privatizing nation's air traffic control

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:32:15 -0400

President Donald Trump's proposal to turn over management of the nation's air traffic control system to a private entity is encountering nervous resistance from rural America.(image)



Pre-referendum matters on tap for Vigo school board

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:32:24 -0400

An Indianapolis consulting firm that has worked with other communities on issues related to school referendums will address the Vigo County School Board on Monday.Robin Winston from the Winston-Terrell Group“is highly experienced in developing effec(image)



Millions face loss of insurance if subsidies halted

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:32:18 -0400

Millions of low to middle-income Americans face loss of health insurance if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to not fund $7 billion in subsidies to insurance companies that participate in the Affordable Care Act.(image)



One in custody in Rockville homicide

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:30:00 -0400

Parke County police are investigating a homicide in Rockville Saturday and have released the names of the victim and suspect(image)


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Emily's Walk winds through Wabashiki

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:47:00 -0400

Around 300 people congregated at the Wabashiki trail head Saturday morning for the 2nd annual Emily’s Walk.(image)


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Vigo County Jail Log: April 22, 2017

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:03:20 -0400

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.(image)



Social Security: Representative payees help others navigate Social Security

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:00:00 -0400

According to the Census Bureau, nearly 57 million people are living with disabilities in the United States. Thirty percent of American adults help provide care for a sick or disabled family member. Caregivers provide physical and emotional support fo(image)



Historian discusses Debs' legacy from his 3 years of imprisonment

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:42:00 -0400

Noted historian and professor Ernie Freeburg talked with more than a dozen spectators Friday evening at the Eugene V. Debs Museum about the imprisonment of the early 20th-century socialist leader from Terre Haute in 1919.(image)


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Successful session? Depends on who you ask

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:24:00 -0400

The Indiana General Assembly passed a balanced biennial budget early Saturday that gave more funding to pre-K programs for lower income families and bumped up the state’s gasoline tax to cover road infrastructure.(image)


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FexEx growth may help cargo business at Indianapolis airport

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:03:19 -0400

Air-freight operator FedEx will spend $170 million to upgrade its hub at Indianapolis International Airport and hire more than 200 workers, most of whom will be part-time.(image)



Charleston church shooter on federal death row in Terre Haute

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Convicted South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof is now on federal death row in Indiana.(image)


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Where children learn to fish

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:07:00 -0400

A community garden dedicated to helping youths at Ryves Youth Center understand sustainability and provide life skills celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony Friday afternoon.(image)


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Community Foundation awards nearly $124,000 to non-profits

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:00:00 -0400

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation on Friday awarded nearly $124,000 to community non-profit agencies that help make the valley a better place to live.(image)


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Publisher: ISU's contributions to community huge

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:48:29 -0400

Work-ready employees, community outreach and a direct economic impact are all benefits Indiana State University provides Terre Haute and Vigo County, B.J. Riley, publisher of the Tribune-Star, Friday told members of the university's strategic planning team.(image)



Holcomb signs Kersey's voter registration bill

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:48:52 -0400

Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law a measure by state Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute, intended to improve voter turnout.(image)


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Proponents moderately pleased with pre-K bill; it has controversial provisions

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:45:00 -0400

Indiana lawmakers have approved a plan to expand Indiana’s state-funded preschool program, although not to the extent some advocates had hoped for.(image)



Vigo County Jail Log: April 21, 2017

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:22:50 -0400

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Thursday and Friday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and…(image)



Sullivan woman trapped in car for 8 hours after crash

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:28:00 -0400

A Sullivan County woman was trapped inside her car for eight hours Friday after it flipped into a ditch with standing water.(image)


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ISU professor arrested, accused of making up threats and attack

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:30:00 -0400

Azhar Hussain, an assistant professor at ISU has been arrested on charges alleging he made false reports of anti-Islamic threats against him and even reported an attack authorities say did not happen.(image)


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Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:52:48 -0400

The state says Indiana's unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in March, the lowest it's been since 2001.(image)



Holcomb signs Kersey's voter registration bill

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:49:00 -0400

Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law a measure by state Rep. Clyde Kersey, D-Terre Haute, intended to improve voter turnout.(image)


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Attorneys general to Trump: Don't cut drug treatment funds

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:25:00 -0400

The top government lawyers from 19 states are telling President Donald Trump and the Republican leaders of Congress not to pass health insurance changes that would stop the flow of federal drug treatment money.(image)



Judge orders Volkswagen to pay $2.8B in emission scandal

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:23:00 -0400

A judge on Friday ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests, blessing a deal negotiated by the government for a "massive fraud" orchestrated by the German automaker.(image)