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  • WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - JANUARY 2: Ryan Cline #14 of the Purdue Boilermakers motions after a three point basket against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Mackey Arena on January 2, 2016 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Iowa defeated Purdue 70-63. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

    Cline’s overtime 3-pointers lift No. 14 Purdue over Penn State

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ryan Cline scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Cline hit consecutive 3-pointers to secure his team’s sixth straight win in a game the Boilermakers led for just 9:16. Vincent Edwards added 14 points, Isaac Haas chipped in 13 and Dakota Mathias scored 12 for the Boilermakers (23-5, 12-3 Big Ten). Tony Carr scored 21 points, Lamar Stevens added […]

  • Marijuana

    Indiana House approves medical marijuana bill for epilepsy patients

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – People who have epilepsy could be treated with a marijuana-derived oil under a bill approved by the Indiana House. The bill passed the chamber Tuesday on a 98-0 vote. The state Senate previously approved a similar measure. Indiana’s legislature has long resisted efforts to allow the use of medicine derived from marijuana, but that appears to have changed this year. Supporters say the bill’s approval marks a significant shift after years of medical marijuana-related bills stalling. The […]

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    Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and WWII Memorial vandalized in Washington, DC

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial. U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. Anna Rose said Tuesday that the messages written in permanent marker were discovered over the holiday weekend. Similar graffiti was found on a power box along the National Mall. Rose says the message written on the Washington Monument references President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. […]

  • Eric Church performs during halftime of the game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on November 24, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    Eric Church cancels 25,000 tickets bought by scalpers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Eric Church cancelled more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and is making those seats available to fans for purchase. Although Church has cancelled purchases from scalpers on previous shows, this is the largest group of tickets he’s tried to keep off the secondary market, where they often go for double or triple their original price. The “Springsteen” singer told The Associated Press he’s going to do everything he […]

  • legislature

    Indiana Senate votes down bill to appoint schools chief

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana Senate unexpectedly voted down a bill to make the state’s elected schools superintendent a position appointed by the governor. Kokomo Republican state Sen. James Buck’s bill failed Monday on a 23-26 vote. The House was scheduled to take up a similar measure later, but Speaker Brian Bosma said the Senate bill’s defeat “raises issues.” Democrats and some Republicans cautioned it will take choice away from voters and concentrate power in the governor’s office. Supporters, including […]

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    Indiana bill would provide students designated moment to pray aloud

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana public school students could pray aloud in a public forum under a measure lawmakers are considering. Democratic state Rep. John Bartlett says House Bill 1024 would give students an opportunity to pray in school, but not mandate that they do so. He envisions a designated moment for students to pray aloud according to their individual faith and believes prayer would benefit the student body. Bill opponents question the need for such a proposal, saying students’ freedom of […]

  • Medical marijuana and hash oil

    Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop

    PARACHUTE, Colo. (AP) _ The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop believed to be the first in the state. The Glenwood Springs Post Independent reported the Parachute Board of Trustees approved a business license for Tumbleweed Express last week. It’s expected to open in March in a former car wash. The business also had to get approval from the state Marijuana Enforcement Division. The division says Tumbleweed Express cannot allow anyone younger than 21 on […]

  • The logo of the Department of Homeland Security is seen at US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Washington, DC, February 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven’t used it yet. A senior administration official says the order, which Trump revised after federal courts held up his original immigration and refugee ban, will target only those same seven Muslim-majority countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya. […]

  • Purdue

    Purdue considering new names for Fort Wayne campus

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) _ Purdue University officials are floating suggestions for renaming the Fort Wayne campus once its partnership with Indiana University there ends next year. An online survey asks students, faculty members and others to rate two possible new campus names. Those names are Purdue University Fort Wayne or Purdue University Northeast. Other names suggested in the survey’s first days include Summit University and Fort Wayne University. The boards of both universities approved plans in December for splitting […]

  • NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 19:  Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers dribbles the ball in the first half of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Anthony Davis breaks Wilt’s record, West wins All-Star Game 192-182

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis scored an All-Star game record 52 points in his home arena, and the Western Conference squad defeated the East 192-182 on Sunday night. Davis broke the record of 42 points set by Wilt Chamberlain in 1962. Russell Westbrook was gunning for his third straight All-Star MVP honors. He scored 41 points, including seven 3-pointers, but West coach Steve Kerr subbed Westbrook out of the game for the final minutes while leaving Davis in, and […]