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Jobless rate in Fort Wayne metro area improves

Unemployment in the Fort Wayne metropolitan area was 4.2 percent last month, a full percentage point lower than in April ...

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Ex-US Speaker Hastert indicted on bank-related charges

CHICAGO -- Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursd ...

Brown joins GOP field running for Stutzman's seat

Five months into her first term, one Indiana state senator already has her eyes set on Capitol Hill.

Houston cleans up from flooding

Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma.

United through adversity

Drenched and stained with soot, the sanctuary stood as a burned-out shell.

Banks steadily gain strength

U.S. banks earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of problem banks reached a six-year low.

Keeping kids safe

The most heartbreaking reading youll find this week is the states annual report on abuse and neglect-related child deaths.