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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's five Roman Catholic bishops are scheduled to attend a daylong conference at the University of Notre Dame that will seek to find ways to reduce poverty and ease the suffering it causes. Organizers say the Indiana...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The leaders of Indiana communities hit hard by methamphetamine are arguing for a state law requiring prescriptions to buy cold and allergy pills that contain the key meth ingredient of pseudoephedrine. But opponents of the...
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
Dozens of frustrated parents and social workers hope state lawmakers will take their advice on how to fix Indiana's Department of Child Services. They packed a meeting in South Bend, Thursday night, and for some it was their only opportunity to share...
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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Parents, grandparents and a pastor waited their turns. A judge, the president of a local agency and school social workers waited to speak, too. But as they told their stories Thursday night to two legislators who are studying ways to...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The father of an autistic Indianapolis man is suing Indiana's social services agency for ending a state grocery allowance that helped feed hundreds of developmentally disabled people. Indianapolis attorney Steven Dick filed...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Somewhere between helping build shelters for hurricane victims in Haiti and visiting a school for deaf children in war-torn Afghanistan, Carolyn Woo realized her life's path was heading in a new direction. She felt a strong pull to work...
SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame will host several student-organized events this month to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. All events are open to the public: - From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday,...
GOSHEN – The little bit of snow we had today is proof that winter is just around the corner. With the cold, attention turns to staying warm but for many that is a tall order because of unemployment, tight budgets, and fixed incomes. With less...
GOSHEN – Many families are finding it tough to put food on the table, especially for holiday meals. Students at Goshen High School decided to do something about it by collecting food to help out. The students wrapped up a food drive that started at...
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A Roman Catholic social services organization has honored the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame. Catholic Charities USA says Hesburgh received the agency's Centennial Medal on...
SOUTH BEND – Lip sweater. Nose neighbor. Cookie duster. Soup strainer. Lip tickler. Flavor saver. Or just plain mustache. Whatever the name, plenty were on display Saturday at the fourth annual “Mustache Bash” at Corby's Irish Pub....
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