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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The State Board of Education approved policy guidance Wednesday for new graduation guidelines mandating that Indiana high school students do more to graduate and are ready for college, the workplace or enlisting in the military.

ANDERSON — Indiana Sen. Todd Young said he believes Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would not try to legislate from the bench.

The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications has filed disciplinary charges against Knox Superior Court 2 Judge Ryan D. Johanningsmeier. The Commission alleges three counts of misconduct related to a case where the judge did not recuse even though the defendant was a good friend. Previo…

INDIANAPOLIS—Employees of the Indiana Department of Child Services have lived with a fear that a single wrong step will bring catastrophic consequences and that their managers won’t have their backs in difficult situations.

INDIANAPOLIS —With more than 8,200 blue ribbons and cash prizes to be awarded, individuals interested in competing at the 2018 Indiana State Fair, August 3-19, should register by July 1 at 11:59 p.m., as entry fees will rise at midnight.

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NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A couple months ago, Kara Terflinger and her daughters were in the grocery store when a woman walked up to look and coo at 6-month-old baby Finley. At first, the woman was baffled why the baby looked so familiar.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Setting up national judicial guidelines that can be adapted by states should be a priority in handling the opioid epidemic as it impacts nearly all courts, Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush said Tuesday.

INDIANAPOLIS — After today Indiana State Troopers will be better equipped to provide assistance when dealing with people in need. Million Meal Movement provided more than 300 meal packets to the state police that contain enough nutrients to feed a family of four. The packets will be made ava…

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JASPER, Ind. (AP) — Southwestern Indiana officials have met with Gov. Eric Holcomb and the state's transportation commissioner in their continuing efforts to get a four-lane, limited-access highway built to ease traffic congestion in the region.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday turned away proposals that called for a bobcat hunting season and a requirement that captured raccoons, coyotes and opossums be killed, drawing cheers from people who fought the proposals.

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tucked away off First Street across from Terre Haute City Hall and the Vigo County Courthouse sits a new health care facility dedicated exclusively to treatment of opioid addiction.

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused a western Indiana elementary school principal and a teacher of violating a student's constitutional rights by forcing him to say the Pledge of Allegiance.

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VINCENNES, Ind. — Indiana’s oldest city will soon accept debit cards as a way to pay parking tickets, rental fees and city services.

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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.