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  • Author Margaret Atwood to speak at Purdue University

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has announced Margaret Atwood, author of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” will attend the university’s annual Literary Awards celebration. The author is scheduled for a reading April 5 at 8 p.m. in the Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse, followed by a question-and-answer session. The event is free and open to the public. Atwood has written more than 40 volumes of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and children’s stories and recently received the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award from the […]

  • GOP Rep. Messer takes step toward possible Senate race

    INDIANAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Rep. Luke Messer has taken a step toward a possible 2018 bid for one of Indiana’s U.S. Senate seats by forming what his campaign calls a statewide finance committee. Messer is in his third term representing central Indiana’s 6th District and is a potential challenger to Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly. Messer’s finance committee is being led by Columbus businessman Greg Pence, who is the brother of Vice President Mike Pence. Other committee members include former state […]

  • Prosecutor reprimanded for criticizing execution ruling

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court reprimanded a prosecutor for criticizing a judge who ruled a man couldn’t be executed for the rape and slaying of a Franklin College student. The order issued Friday found Johnson County Prosecutor Brad Cooper violated professional conduct rules on statements about the qualifications or integrity of a judge. Cooper said in 2014 he was suspicious about a judge in northern Indiana’s St. Joseph County reviewing whether Michael Dean Overstreet was competent to face execution […]

  • Ben Davis tops Fort Wayne North Side to win 3rd state title

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It only took 35 years and a trip to Bankers Life Fieldhouse but Mark James could call himself a state championship winning coach. “(This state championship) means all the time I’ve spent away from my family has been worth it,” James said. “Anybody that coaches for as long as I have (knows) time you spend away from your family is lost time and you can never make it up. My family has been great. My wife has […]

  • Cripus Attucks wins class 3A title with last second tip-in

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oscar Robertson, Jamal Harris – two names that will forever be synonymous with Crispus Attucks basketball. Before Robertson was known as the “Big O” he was the centerpiece to Crispus Attucks’ 1955 and 1956 state championship teams. And after this evening, Harris will forever be remembered for hitting the game-winning shot in the 2017 class 3A state title game that gave the Tigers their first state championship since 1959 – the last year the Tigers played for […]

  • Self-driving Uber SUV involved in Arizona accident

    TEMPE, Ariz.  — Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles. No one was seriously injured. Uber says its vehicles have been grounded as it investigates. Police in Tempe say the self-driving SUV was obeying the law and the driver in the other car who didn’t yield was cited for a moving violation after […]

  • Residents face deadline to file claim on $125M settlement

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents have until April 13 to file a claim and receive money from a $125 million multi-state settlement with biopharmaceutical company Cephalon. The Indiana attorney general’s office says the settlement resolves allegations of unlawful, anticompetitive conduct involving the drug Provigil, which is used to treat adult patients with excessive sleepiness. It says Cephalon engaged in “pay-for-delay” conduct, paying a would-be generic competitor to delay their entry into the market to keep prices at artificially high levels. Eligible […]

  • Disney CEO: ‘Last Jedi’ not changed due to Fisher’s death

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher. Fisher completed filming her role as Princess Leia in “The Last Jedi” before her death following a heart attack in December. Iger said in an interview at a University of Southern California tech conference Thursday that Fisher “appears throughout” the film and her performance “remains as it was.” Iger says Disney is discussing “what could […]

  • Indiana jobless rate edges up to 4.1 percent in February

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.1 percent in February from a month earlier and remains lower than the national rate of 4.7 percent. Figures released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Development show Indiana’s jobless rate rose from 4 percent in January. Indiana’s labor force increased by 7,912 over the previous month, with a 6,394 increase in employment and a 1,518 increase in unemployment. The state says Indiana’s total labor force is more than 3.32 million. […]

  • Jokic has 31 points, 17 rebounds, Nuggets top Pacers 125-117

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Jokic did a little bit of everything to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers. Jokic had 31 points, 17 rebounds and a big 3-pointer to turn back a late Indiana rally, and Denver won 125-117 on Friday night. “I just want to do whatever I can to win the game,” said the 22-year-old Serbian center. “If that’s rebounds, setting screens, assists, scoring, whatever. I just take what the game gives me and that’s it.” […]