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  • Variety of CBD infused goods on display at the Indianapolis CBD expo

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One stand was selling CBD-infused dog treats. Another was selling CBD-infused beard oil. Lip balm. Ice cream. Botanicals. Bath salts. They were among dozens of vendors at the Indianapolis Marriott East selling CBD oil or products infused with the cannabis cousin. Those selling CBD products at the CBD expo lauded the substance’s health benefits, but some scientists question whether or not it does the things many believe it does. CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of many compounds found in the cannabis sativa plant. It […]

  • IN Focus: Rep. Hamilton, current lawmakers reflect on Birch Bayh’s life, legacy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Birch Bayh, a farm boy from Terre Haute, Indiana, who would ascend to legislative titan during three terms in the United States Senate as the author of two constitutional amendments and a bill that gave women equal opportunity in colleges and universities, died early Thursday morning of pneumonia, according to a statement from the family. He was 91. Bayh, the father of two-term senator and Indiana governor Evan Bayh, was remembered by his son, colleagues and friends as a relentless champion […]

  • Good luck avoiding vomit on downtown Indianapolis sidewalks this weekend

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It is an indication of Indianapolis’ vibrant nightlife, but it is also disgusting. It is the lasting consequence of a too-big night out, the gut-wrenching culmination of overdoing it. It is vomit, and on Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings it lies splattered on downtown sidewalks to such an extent it has become an issue. “We get complaints about this,” said Bob Schultz of the nonprofit group Downtown Indy Inc., which, breaking from decorum, last week sent a […]

  • Children’s Museum of Indianapolis removes Michael Jackson items from display

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis removed three Michael Jackson items from exhibits this month, joining a handful of organizations that have reassessed connections to the late singer following HBO’s airing of documentary film “Leaving Neverland.” The two-part film, which premiered March 3-4, focuses on Wade Robson and James Safechuck, two adult men who allege Jackson sexually abused them when they were children. “When we put together exhibitions, we look at the objects and their association with high-profile people,” said […]

  • Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, known for authoring Title IX, dies at 91 from pneumonia

    Above: Photos of Birch Bayh throughout the years INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Birch Bayh, a farm boy from Terre Haute, Indiana, who would ascend to legislative titan during three terms in the United States Senate as the author of two constitutional amendments and a bill that gave women equal opportunity in colleges and universities, died early Thursday morning of pneumonia, according to a statement from the family. He was 91. Bayh, the father of two-term senator and Indiana governor Evan Bayh, was remembered […]

  • Slumping sales lead Dick’s Sporting Goods to remove guns from 125 stores

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. — Dick’s Sporting Goods announced Tuesday it will remove firearms from 125 of its stores, according to news reports. The move follows the company’s ban on assault-style weapons last year in the wake of the Parkland shooting. CEO Ed Stack said Tuesday that Dick’s will pull hunting gear from 125 stores starting in around August in response to its slumping sales in those stores, Bloomberg reported, a move that may spread to more stores next year. Dick’s last year announced it […]

  • How Indianapolis artists might qualify to buy rehabbed homes for only $49,000

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — People often talk about a cycle when it comes to urban revitalization. Artists come in to low-cost areas with vacant or abandoned buildings, set up studios and homes, and bring a cool factor that attracts more development. Then real-estate prices rise, and the artists who no longer can afford to live there pick up and move. Breaking that cycle is what creative organization Big Car Collaborative had in mind with the seeds of its Artist and Public […]

  • 1.9 percent body fat? How NFL prospect D.K. Metcalf’s physique became viral sensation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — How does one become a social media sensation, a sculpted specimen worthy of being a mythological deity and among the buzziest players at the NFL scouting combine? Easy … just give up strawberry milk. OK, maybe there’s just a bit more to the ascent of Ole Miss’ D.K. Metcalf, but try explaining the sudden prominence of an oft-injured player who was never better than the Rebels’ third-most productive receiver yet is suddenly considered a likely first-round draft pick. […]

  • Director announces ‘The Sandlot’ returning for TV series

    “The Sandlot” boys are coming back. Twenty-six years after the film’s release, director David Mickey Evans revealed on a podcast that the original cast will return for a TV series that will serve as a sequel to the movie. Finish reading this story with our news gathering partners at The Indianapolis Star.

  • Legendary IU basketball coach Bob Knight said to be “not well”

    LANSING, Mich. — Legendary IU basketball coach Bob Knight is struggling with health issues, according to longtime Hoosiers radio voice Don Fischer. On Wednesday, on “The Drive with Jack & Tom,” a radio show based out of Lansing, Mich., Fischer was asked what it would take for Knight to mend fences with IU and return to Assembly Hall. In his response, Fischer said the 78-year-old Hall-of-Fame coach is “not well.” “I hesitate to say anything about that right now because […]

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