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Report says Alabama next to last in prison health care spending

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5 Halloween myths and urban legends, debunked

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Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome leg injury in season opener

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Evansville woman was returning from religious retreat when shot, killed

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MSU's Mark Dantonio looks ahead to Indiana

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MSU's Dantonio talks about Indiana, Minnesota

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Indiana judge scolded over impartiality in rent case
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - The Indiana Court of Appeals has scolded a county judge for belittling a woman for living in government-subsidized housing. The court chastised Tippecanoe County Judge Laura Zeman after reversing her order directing Dyamond Harris to pay $78 in back rent. It found that Zeman improperly shifted the burden of proof to Harris without documented evidence she owed rent   Read More ...
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Dredging resumes at Indiana Harbor Ship Canal
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers has resumed dredging toxic sediment from a northwest Indiana canal. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports the Army Corps is removing the toxic sediment from the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal for navigational purposes. Project manager Natalie Mills says the goal is to clear away 180,000 cubic yards (137,600 cubic meters) of toxic material from the federal channel and 30,000 cubic yards (22,900 cubic meters) in another area of the canal   Read More ...
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Michigan State football vs. Indiana: Scouting report, prediction
3:30 p.m. Saturday, ABC, 760 AM: It's homecoming as Spartans look to stay unbeaten in Big Ten play Looking ahead to the Spartans’ homecoming game Saturday vs. Indiana. Fast facts Matchup: No. 19 Michigan State (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) vs. Indiana (3-3, 0-3) Injury report MSU: WR/PR Brandon Sowards (ACL), out for season; OL A.J. Arcuri (undisclosed), out indefinitely; WR Trishton Jackson (undisclosed), questionable; RG David Beedle (undisclosed), questionable; S Grayson Miller (undisclosed), questionable; RB Gerald Holmes (ankle), questionable; DT Mike Panasiuk (arm), probable   Read More ...
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Man, 94, found dead 1 day after leaving assisted living
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a 94-year-old man was found dead in a central Indiana lake one day after leaving the assisted living center where he lived. Madison County's coroner identified the body found Wednesday at Anderson's Shadyside Lake as that of Richard D. Hunt. An autopsy was planned for Thursday. The Herald Bulletin reports that a fisherman found Hunt's body floating near a side of the lake lined with steep banks   Read More ...
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Lin Suffers Apparent Knee Injury In Nets’ Shootout Loss To Pacers
INDIANAPOLIS (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Indiana Pacers kept promising this revamped team would look completely different. They only needed one game to prove it. Eight Pacers scored in double figures, three finished with double-doubles and Indiana produced its highest point total in nearly seven years in a 140-131 season-opening victory Wednesday night over the Brooklyn Nets, who lost Jeremy Lin to an apparent knee injury midway through the fourth quarter   Read More ...
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New eagle cam provides view of South Bend bald eagle nest
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The University of Notre Dame has put in a new camera providing online viewing of a bald eagle nest in South Bend. The new eagle cam will run in with tandem with a previous camera that has often been obscured by leaves on the large sycamore tree where the eagle nest sits in St. Patrick's County Park   Read More ...
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Indiana Gov. Holcomb headed on trade mission to India
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is going on a trade mission to India next week. The Republican will be joined by Indiana's First Lady Janet Holcomb and Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger. They are visiting Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore and Pune. The goal of the trip is to meet with government officials and prospective businesses that may be interested in establishing a presence in Indiana   Read More ...
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Families of fallen have mixed experiences with Trump, if any
WASHINGTON (AP) - Relatives of people who died in military service are recounting varied interactions with President Donald Trump after their loved one's death. Despite Trump's boast that he contacts all families of the fallen, interviews with relatives do not support his claim. Some never heard from him at all. The Associated Press reached out to the families of all 43 people who have died in military service since Trump became president and made contact with about half the families   Read More ...
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Report says Alabama next to last in prison health care spending
The report says Alabama spent $3,234 per inmate on health care in 2015, less than any other state except Louisiana. Indiana, Nevada and South Carolina were the other three states that spent less than $3,500. The report says higher spending is not necessarily an indicator of good care or of waste, while low spending is not necessarily a sign of poor care or efficiency   Read More ...
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Michigan State looks to shut down Indiana Hoosiers' rushing game
MSU's offense sees a tough Indiana defense while the Spartans' defense readies for the Hoosiers' fast-tempo offense. Video by Chris Solari/DFP EAST LANSING — With Indiana on deck for Michigan State, defensive tackles coach Ron Burton is looking to eliminate the Hoosiers’ run game. The Spartans limited Minnesota to just 74 rushing yards in last Saturday’s 30-27 win on the road, Burton said stopping the opponent’s running game is always the primary goal of the defense   Read More ...
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Madison, Culver named Indiana's latest Stellar Communities
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Ohio River city of Madison and the northern Indiana town of Culver are the latest communities to be designated Stellar Communities by the state. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced Wednesday that Madison and Culver were selected from among six finalists. The six-year-old Stellar Community program is a multi-agency partnership designed to recognize smaller communities that have identified community and economic development projects and the next steps they need to take   Read More ...
Madison, Culver named Indiana's latest Stellar Communities
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Ohio River city of Madison and the northern Indiana town of Culver are the latest communities to be designated Stellar Communities by the state. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced Wednesday that Madison and Culver were selected from among six finalists. The six-year-old Stellar Community program is a multi-agency partnership designed to recognize smaller communities that have identified community and economic development projects and the next steps they need to take   Read More ...
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Indiana county becomes 2nd to end needle exchange this year
BEDFORD, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana county has become the second in the state this year to end its needle exchange amid concerns that the programs provide illegal paraphernalia to intravenous drug users. Lawrence County's commissioners on Tuesday terminated the county's agreement with Indiana Recovery Alliance to operate the exchange. The Herald-Times reports that county health board members joined hospital officials and others in urging an extension of the group's contract to provide IV drug users with clean syringes and collect used ones to reduce needle-sharing that spreads hepatitis C and HIV   Read More ...
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Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after their loved one's death. Despite Trump's boast that he reaches out personally to all families of the fallen, interviews with families members did not support his claim   Read More ...
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The most popular Halloween candy by state
SPOKANE, Wash. - When it comes to candy, I tend to stay away from chocolate. I'm more of a fruity-flavored guy. Skittles, Starburst, and my favorite, Mike and Ike. But if I want to fit in, I'm gonna have to move to North Dakota, Indiana or Florida because that's where those are the most popular according to one website. Halloween candy is a big industry   Read More ...
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Mike Pence’s brother launches run for Indiana US House seat
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence’s older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. A campaign announcement video touts Greg Pence as a Republican who believes in “fiscal responsibility, the sanctity of life” and “our Second Amendment rights.” “I’m going to fight to help (President) Donald Trump help our district,” Greg Pence says in the video   Read More ...
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2nd teen arrested after 3 fatally shot in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis police say they've arrested a second teenager in connection with the robbery and fatal shootings of three men in an Indianapolis apartment. Police say 18-year-old Devante Gilbert was arrested on a warrant for robbery after he surrendered with his attorney Tuesday at police headquarters. He is being held in the Marion County Jail awaiting his initial hearing   Read More ...
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Mike Pence's brother launches run for Indiana US House seat
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. A campaign announcement video touts Greg Pence as a Republican who believes in "fiscal responsibility, the sanctity of life" and "our Second Amendment rights." "I'm going to fight to help (President) Donald Trump help our district," Greg Pence says in the video   Read More ...
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The Latest: Kelly 'disgusted' by politicized military deaths
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times EDT): A White House spokeswoman says Chief of Staff John Kelly is "disgusted" that dealing with military deaths has become "politicized." Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Kelly is frustrated that "the focus has become on the process and not that American lives were lost   Read More ...
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Mike Pence's brother launches run for Indiana US House seat
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. A campaign announcement video touts Greg Pence as a Republican who believes in "fiscal responsibility, the sanctity of life" and "our Second Amendment rights." "I'm going to fight to help (President) Donald Trump help our district," Greg Pence says in the video   Read More ...
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Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress
INDIANAPOLIS — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. He formed the Greg Pence for Congress Committee on Monday, according to a filing with the Internal Revenue Service that was obtained by The Associated Press   Read More ...
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The Latest: Father of fallen soldier says no call from Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation's fallen (all times local): Relatives of at least a half dozen people who died in military service since Donald Trump became president say they never got a call from him about their loss. This, despite Trump's boast that he calls all or nearly all military families when they lose a loved one   Read More ...
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Mike Pence’s Brother Plans to Run for Congress
INDIANAPOLIS — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. He formed the Greg Pence for Congress Committee on Monday, according to a filing with the Internal Revenue Service that was obtained by The Associated Press   Read More ...
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Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. He formed the Greg Pence for Congress Committee on Monday, according to a filing with the Internal Revenue Service that was obtained by The Associated Press   Read More ...
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Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress in local district
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. He formed the Greg Pence for Congress Committee on Monday, according to a filing with the Internal Revenue Service that was obtained by The Associated Press   Read More ...
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Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years. A filing made with the Internal Revenue Service on Monday shows the elder Pence has formed a political organization called Greg Pence for Congress Inc   Read More ...
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Medical device supplier plans Fort Wayne expansion
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A company that makes precision wire and cables for the medical device industry is planning a $51 million expansion of its Fort Wayne facilities. Fort Wayne Metals said Wednesday its project would include an addition to its corporate office building and renovation of a factory building it recently bought. Both facilities are near Fort Wayne International Airport   Read More ...
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Man charged after LaPorte County highway crash leaves 2 dead
LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) - A 40-year-old man has been charged with drunken driving and reckless homicide after a head-on crash in northern Indiana left a husband and wife dead. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office says Tron Gorbonosenko of New Carlisle was jailed Wednesday on $25,000 bond ahead of an Oct. 24 hearing. Court records didn't list a defense lawyer. Authorities say the Oct   Read More ...
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5 Halloween myths and urban legends, debunked
The Internet discovered two things that will make you rethink everything you know about the “Monster Mash.” Buzz60's Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has the details. Halloween is all about the spooky. From running wild after dark on streets crowded with ghosts, goblins and scary clowns, to curling up for a horror-movie marathon, it's a holiday that loves to flirt with fear   Read More ...
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WATCH: Race car driver tased after road rage incident at Indiana speedway
ANDERSON, Indiana (WILX) -- Two Indiana race car drivers are facing criminal charges for a wild fight on the track that was caught on camera. It happened in Anderson. The number 33 car was driven by Shawn Cullen. He was behind a car driven by Jeffrey Swinford that spun out. Swinford was upset about the crash and literally drove his race car right on top of Cullen's   Read More ...
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Indiana man gets 55 years for home invasion that injured 2
ROCKVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A western Indiana man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after pleading guilty in a home invasion that injured a couple in their 90s. Gary Sears Jr. was sentenced Tuesday in Parke County on burglary, criminal confinement and habitual offender charges. Investigators say the Terre Haute man and a co-defendant broke into the home of a 90-year-old man and his 91-year-old wife in November 2016, attacked them, tied them up and fled with several items after ransacking their home   Read More ...
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Indiana jail overcrowding leads to inmates sleeping on floor
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Marion County Sheriff's Office says at least 16 inmates at its Indianapolis jail have been sleeping on mattresses on the floor in holding cells due to overcrowding. Sheriff's spokeswoman Katie Carlson tells television station WRTV the "jail overpopulation crisis is ongoing," but she notes two spikes in the jail population in recent weeks resulted in mattresses being used on the floor   Read More ...
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Racecar drivers arrested following fistfight on Indiana racetrack
ANDERSON, Ind. -- Two racecar drivers have been arrested after getting into a fistfight following a crash on an Indiana racetrack that ended with a police officer using a stun gun on one of the drivers. A video posted online from Saturday's race at Anderson Speedway shows one vehicle driving onto the second car's hood following the initial crash. The driver of the second car exits the vehicle and punches the other driver while he was still inside his car   Read More ...
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Gary, Indiana, appealing to virtue in Amazon project pitch
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Long-struggling Gary, Indiana, is hoping to stand out in Amazon's search for a second headquarters site by offering a chance to pull the city from its decades of economic decline. Indianapolis-area leaders are also making a pitch to Amazon, but aren't talking about their bid for its promised 50,000 jobs. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson says her city offers Amazon a chance to leave a greater legacy by transforming the community   Read More ...
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Gary, Indiana, appealing to virtue in Amazon project pitch
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Long-struggling Gary, Indiana, is hoping to stand out in Amazon's search for a second headquarters site by offering a chance to pull the city from its decades of economic decline that's left it with among the country's highest poverty rates. Indianapolis-area leaders are also making a pitch to Amazon, but aren't talking about they'll be touting to the online retail giant in trying to lure its promised 50,000 jobs   Read More ...
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Burned by Gophers' backup, Michigan State preparing for 2 Indiana QBs
MSU's offense sees a tough Indiana defense while the Spartans' defense readies for the Hoosiers' fast-tempo offense. Video by Chris Solari/DFP Minnesota's backup QB nearly beat Michigan State on Saturday, and the Spartans are preparing for both Indiana quarterbacks this weekend. EAST LANSING — Michigan State prepared for Conor Rhoda. It was Minnesota backup quarterback Demry Croft who ended up hurting the Spartans   Read More ...
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Michigan State preparing for Indiana on homecoming
MSU's offense sees a tough Indiana defense while the Spartans' defense readies for the Hoosiers' fast-tempo offense. Video by Chris Solari/DFP.   Read More ...
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Indiana student in running to become national FFA officer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana college student is in the running to be a national officer with the group Future Farmers of America. Purdue University sophomore Annalee Witte is competing against students from across the U.S. for one of six positions open this year. Her candidacy was announced by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture in a news release on Tuesday   Read More ...
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Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome leg injury in season opener
SportsPulse: The USA TODAY Sports' NBA experts give us their predictions on a handful of annual NBA awards. USA TODAY Sports. CLEVELAND – Boston forward Gordon Hayward sustained a horrific injury to his left leg on an alley-oop attempt with 6:45 left in the first quarter of Tuesday's NBA season opener at Cleveland. The injury looked severe with Hayward’s leg and ankle turned in an unnatural position   Read More ...
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Indiana student in running to become national FFA officer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana college student is in the running to be a national officer with the group Future Farmers of America. Purdue University sophomore Annalee Witte is competing against students from across the U.S. for one of six positions open this year. Her candidacy was announced by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture in a news release on Tuesday   Read More ...
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