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Howard Chapman congratulates IPFW scholarship winners.

Weekly scorecard

Winners

Howard and Betsy Chapman: Fort Wayne residents extend their legacy to IPFW with a $1 million gift to university’s Chapman Scholars program and $500,000 more to provide a campus space for the honors program. Their gifts to IPFW now total $7 million.

Nina Davuluri: Newly crowned Miss America is the first of Indian heritage. She hopes to use $50,000 in scholarship winnings for medical school.

Rex McFarren: Director of Court Appointed Special Advocate program for Allen County awarded CASA director of the year for 2013.

Tom DeLay: Former House majority leader’s conviction on campaign finance-related charges is overturned by a Texas appellate court. He has now been acquitted of all charges.

Engineers: After listing off the Tuscan coast for 20 months, the 115,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship is righted in the first step of a salvage effort.

Tossups

Obamacare: With less than two weeks before health exchange sign-up begins, survey of uninsured Americans shows 76 percent don’t understand the law, while the strongest opposition comes from those who won’t be affected, Medicare enrollees.

Losers

JPMorgan Chase: Nation’s largest bank is hit with $920 million in fines over its trading losses in London last year.

Iowa: Legislation passed in 2010, pushed by the National Rifle Association, narrowly defines the circumstances under which a gun permit can be denied. Blindness does not qualify as one of those circumstances, it was recently revealed.

Indiana Department of Environmental Management: Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication judge rules state regulators granted the Bear Run coal mine in Sullivan County a permit to discharge pollution without having a study of the damage the discharge might cause to state waterways.

Milestones

Kenneth Maxfield: Former president of North American Van Lines resisted efforts to move corporate headquarters from Allen County. He died Sunday at 88.

John Young: Asian-language scholar at Georgetown and other universities, interpreter for Gen. Douglas MacArthur and later co-author of widely used textbooks for teaching the Japanese language. He died Sept. 8 at 93.

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