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  • 2 found dead inside rural western Indiana home
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities say detectives are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found inside a western Indiana home....
  • Indiana panel taking up school standards debate
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Education Roundtable is set to review proposed school benchmarks meant to replace the national Common Core standards....
  • Off-duty deputy killed in Indianapolis crash
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Police say an off-duty sheriff's deputy was killed when his motorcycle crashed after apparently hitting a pothole....
  • Indiana Dunes parks showcase overlooked areas
    CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park have much more than just sand, and new programs at both destinations aim to introduce visitors to the parks' diversity....
  • Turner case tests bounds of 'citizen legislature'
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When a legislative ethics panel meets this week to review the case of House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner, members could have trouble finding clear-cut answers, in large part because of the Indiana General Assembly's status as a "citizen legislature."...
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  • Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine....
  • Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite
    YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly....
  • Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date
    DOVER, N.J. (AP) -- A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online....
  • Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants
    JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry....
  • Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off
    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park....

Helen Mae King
Helen Mae King, 92, of Wheaton, Ill., formerly of Terre Haute, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home in...

Delores Ann Arnold Neice Hudson
Delores Ann Arnold Neice Hudson, 74, of Terre Haute, flew away with the angels on Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was born...

Cheryl Sue Yakel
Cheryl Sue Yakel, 64, of Brazil died Tuesday, April 8th at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born October 10, 1949 to...

James M. Warren
James M. Warren, 89 of Brazil, passed away April 11, 2014 at 2:07 am at the Exceptional Living Center. He was born...

Forest Hartman
Beloved husband and father, Mr. Forest Hartman, 48, passed away suddenly Tuesday morning, March 25, 2014. Mr. Hartman,...

Sandra Kay Bussing
Sandra Kay Bussing, 71, passed away Tuesday April 8, 2014 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 26, 1942...

Blanche Louise Law
It was a warm misty spring evening in Texas, April 3, 2014, when Blanche Louise Law left this world as gracefully as...

James "Jim" Boor
James "Jim" Boor, 83, of Brazil, passed away April 7, 2014, at Regional Hospital, in Terre Haute, following a lengthy...

Payne, Ladd announce engagement
Garry Payne and Andrea Ladd of Clay City wish to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The couple plans...

Frederick, Ferris to wed in August
Dawn White Frederick, James and Melisa Frederick along with Les and Pam Ferris are announcing the engagement of their...

Karter David-Alan Brunette
Haylee Dickison and Jacob Brunette are proud to announce the birth of their son, Karter David-Alan Brunette. Karter was...

Berrys to celebrate 50 years with open house
John and Judy Berry will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at the Harmony Community Center on April 19, from 3-6...

Gerald, Martha Hardesty to celebrate 60 years of marriage
The family of Gerald and Martha Hardesty is hosting a 60th wedding anniversary open house at Briley Chapel Church on...

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