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New Indiana law requires drivers not speeding to move over

INDIANAPOLIS — Motorists obeying the speed limit in the left lanes of highways soon will be required to move over ...

Business

GM to invest $1.2 billion at Allen County plant

General Motors will invest $1.2 billion to build a new paint shop and expanded body shop at its Allen County truck assem ...

U.S.

Black widow spider crawls out of bag of grapes, bites woman

COLCHESTER, Vt. — A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of g ...

Memories of love and war

Polly Lipscomb uses her thin fingers to slide and slip the photograph from off the smooth table before putting it up to her eyes. It shows a young man and a young woman arm in arm, clad in United Stat ...

Biden reassures Iraqi leader

WASHINGTON – Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq’s government Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thank ...

Mandated family leave no mere goal in RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it ...

Jams keep music alive

Waneta Young likes to say that she fell for her husband’s guitar first. Her friends wanted to introduce her to George Young, a “good-looking, dark curly-haired” musician who was play ...

Movement helps ease muscle soreness

Beach season is right around the corner and you’re hustling to get your bottom into shape. Problem is, you started late, ramped up fast and now you’re hurtin’. So, what to do about t ...

Wealth gap hurting growth

PARIS – The widening gap between haves and have-nots in much of the developed world not only raises concerns about the fraying social fabric – it’s also dramatically holding back eco ...

California looks Down Under for water input

SYDNEY – California’s longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world’s driest inhabited continent. ...

Downtown arena proposal is worth another look

If good ideas have staying power, a proposed downtown arena is worth a second look.