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State cancels public relations contract

Indiana officials announced today that they've canceled a $2 million contract with a global public relations firm.

Police Fire

Bluffton teen to be charged as an adult

A 16-year-old accused of playing a role in the death of a toddler whose burnt body was found in some woods earlier this ...


Sex offenders file lawsuit

The state's new controversial religious freedom law has spawned its first lawsuit.

50 candles lit on zoo's cake

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is officially 50 years old. Children’s laughter filled the air Wednesday as more than 400 guests, along with zoo staff and city officials, gathered for the zo ...

SC church fire probed; such cases not unusual

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. – The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to ca ...

Reading for the unable

Within the small studio, Mary Ann Oberholtzer, a retired school teacher, sits on the left side of a narrow, rectangular table where several recently clipped newspaper articles are stacked. Dave Ankenb ...

Hot auto sales in June buoyed by SUV demand

DETROIT – Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features including back-up cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping, not s ...

Drawing a line

If Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on election redistricting didn’t draw the same strident response as other recent rulings, it’s for good reason: Voters on both sides of the aisle won ...