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Michigan State University's governing body on Thursday accepted interim president John Engler's resignation , but said it would be effective immediately rather than next week. It's the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry…

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PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--Following the success of its "Lingerie, Mon Amour" Show in January 2017, Promincor - Lingerie Française (Association for the Promotion of Corsetry Industries) and the DEFI (Committee of Promotion and Development for the Clothing) once again bring togethe…

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ODON — A new year brings some changes to the Odon Clerk-Treasurer’s Office.

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INDIANAPOLIS—When Donnie Bowsman saw four students leave Randolph Southern Schools to enroll in virtual education programs before they reached the fourth grade, one question plagued his mind.

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Farmers in Daviess County didn’t set any records this year in terms of their corn and soybean harvest but farmers say the weather pretty much cooperated through the growing season and the end result was a pretty good crop.

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Like most governors before him, Governor Eric Holcomb’s assessment of Indiana in his state of the State address was a positive one with some suggestions and ideas for improvements. It’s those improvements that have some local officials either looking for more details, questioning the advanta…

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Like most governors before him, Governor Eric Holcomb's assessment of Indiana in his State of the State address was a positive one with some suggestions and ideas for improvements. It's those improvements that have some local officials either looking for more details, questioning the advanta…

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--HyperX ®, the gaming division of Kingston ® Technology Company, Inc., today announced that it has been named the exclusive peripheral and internals partner of Complexity Gaming, one of North America’s most elite and longest standing esp…

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday, and her son said she was being held in a prison, apparently as a material witness.

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Lyndsey Fry could have continued playing hockey. She had a stellar collegiate career, a degree, an Olympic silver medal placed around her neck, so playing professionally was a logical next step.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers and officials in the nation's second-largest school district return to the bargaining table on Thursday, hoping to end a strike that has been costly and divisive.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers and officials in the nation's second-largest school district agreed Wednesday to resume contract negotiations in the midst of a strike that sent tens of thousands of educators onto the streets.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An email about a bachelor party sent to the wrong person has led to an Arizona man taking a trip to a Vermont ski resort to attend the party of someone he doesn't know this weekend.

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DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rain and snow falling across California have forced the closure of a major freeway, snarled commutes and triggered deadly wrecks on slick roads Wednesday as wildfire-ravished communities braced for dangerous mudslides and mountain residents faced a "potentially life-thre…

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The partial government shutdown is a double-whammy for Cara and Philip Mangone, a married couple from Philadelphia. Both are agents with the Transportation Safety Administration, both working full time at the Philadelphia airport. Neither knows when they might again start drawing their paychecks.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers will learn this week whether a judge thinks they lied about the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald to protect another white officer who shot the black teenager 16 times. That officer, meanwhile, will learn how long he may spend in prison.

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INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana’s last chance to elect its superintendent of public instruction may disappear, thanks to a bill passed by the House Education Committee Wednesday morning.

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Michigan State University's governing body plans to name a new interim president following the expected resignation of interim President John Engler — the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

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ESTHER SINGLETON — The funeral for Esther M. Singleton was at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary Downtown Chapel, with Rev. Jessica Singleton officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery Reeve Township.

JACK PURDUE — The funeral for Jack J. Purdue was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, with Pastor Cameron Gladish officiating. Burial was in St. John Cemetery.