Saint Francis: University wins Indiana Landmarks’ Cook Cup for its restoration of the Bass Mansion. The $4.5 million project employed the highest preservation standards, while also ensuring modern functionality, according to the statewide historic preservation foundation.
IPFW: Budget woes eased with additional support in state budget and cash for building improvements.
Common Core: Indiana lawmakers put brakes on implementation of national standards, but no one is sure what it means for schools as both critics and supporters claim victory.
Indiana students: ISTEP+ computer disruptions add unwelcome pressure to an already-tense testing experience.
Tim Tebow: Just 13 months after New York Jets introduce him with great fanfare, the 25-year-old Heisman winner is cut from the team.
Indiana workers: Latest figures show 12 of the state’s 13 metro areas had higher unemployment rates in March than a year earlier.
Arizona: Gov. Jan Brewer signs legislation requiring communities sponsoring gun buyback events to sell the surrendered weapons instead of destroying them.
IDEM: An Indiana appellate court nixes the regulatory agency’s unilateral decision to reduce air quality standards for ethanol refineries.
George Smith: Fort Wayne resident and Meridian, Miss., native was a champion for civil rights. He died Monday at 69.
Deanna Durbin: As a Depression-era child star, Durbin almost single-handedly saved Universal Pictures from bankruptcy. She died at 91, after staying out of the limelight for more than 50 years.
Mission Accomplished: President George W. Bush’s declaration of Iraq war’s end was made aboard the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln 10 years (on May 1) and more than 4,300 U.S. casualties ago.