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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mitch Daniels asked Indiana lawmakers on Tuesday to approve a statewide smoking ban and dedicate more money toward victims from last summer's state fair stage collapse during his final State of the State speech. Daniels...
NEW YORK (AP) — Recent high-profile cases of child sex abuse have roused national revulsion against the adults who perpetrated them. Rarely mentioned is the sobering statistic that more than one-third of the sexual abuse of America's children is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is trying to convince a skeptical judge that tobacco companies should be required to put large graphic photos on cigarette packs to show that the habit kills smokers and their babies. Cigarette makers told...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind. The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn't getting there, and now some states are getting out. In a sign of...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill imposing the most stringent abortion limit in the nation has been put on hold in Ohio after backers who had defended its constitutionality for almost a year asked for a pile of last-minute language changes. The leader...
Four new South Bend Common Council members have put a revised human rights ordinance back on the council's radar. In two weeks, there will be a public hearing on the bill and while a few council members don't see eye-to-eye on the revised bill, there will...
Tags: Minority Groups, Politics
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man who chased down a suspected child abductor and saved a 6-year-old girl from what could have been a horrible fate this week in Albuquerque, N.M., will be honored Friday as a hero by the mayor. But 24-year-old Antonio...
Tags: El Paso, Illegal Immigrants, Politics, Texas, Migration
ATLANTA (AP) — In a graphic new ad campaign announced Thursday, the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with the sometimes-gruesome stories of people damaged by tobacco products. The new effort confronts a hard truth: Despite...
FORT BRAGG, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California have shot and killed a murder suspect who had been hiding out for a month in the redwood forests of Northern California. Aaron Bassler was suspected in the fatal shootings of a Fort Bragg city...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Human Rights Commission is investigating an elementary school for allegedly forcing sixth-graders to strip down after $13 disappeared. The commission is launching its probe following parents' complaints and a report by...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The two candidates for Mishawaka mayor stood their ground in a debate Monday, fielding 20 questions that spanned from discrimination to bike lanes to the city’s code enforcement. Between barbs, Republican Mayor Dave Wood and his...
It's a divisive issue, and one that's caught drivers' attention in Elkhart County. The California Road Missionary Church looks quite a bit different than usual. It has 500 crosses staked on its lawn. Each cross memorializes 12 elkhart county babies...
Tags: Indiana, Social Issues, Planned Parenthood, Abortion, Politics
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