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  • Fourteen pairs of twins in Zionsville to break record, but may not make the record books

    Fourteen pairs of twins in Zionsville to break record, but may not make the record books
    This weekend, Zionsville High School's graduating class of 2012 is expected to set a world record for having the most twins to receive a diploma. Out of 436 students in the senior class, 28 have always had another half through their high school years....
  • Community: Character plays role at McKinley Elementary

    Community: Character plays role at McKinley Elementary
    Students in three classes at McKinley Elementary School gave their parents and siblings a lesson in building positive traits with an after-school musical performance titled “Character Matters.” About 90 students, representing two fourth-grade...
  • OCC names new VP of instruction

    Orange Coast College named a new vice president of instruction with expertise in accreditation issues. North Dakota native John Weispfenning will take over July 2. He will oversee all instructional divisions, curriculum, academic scheduling and...
  • UPDATE: Former Penn High School student killed in horseback riding accident

    UPDATE: Former Penn High School student killed in horseback riding accident
    BROWN COUNTY, Ind -- Indiana conservation officers are investigating the death of a Granger woman who died after a tree fell on her while she was giving a horse-guided tour in Brown County Sunday. Police say 20-year-old Chelsea Ann Lovett of Granger...
  • TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study

    TV remotes among dirtiest items in hotels: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer. A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
  • Daniels talks higher education hours before Purdue chooses him as their next president

    Daniels talks higher education hours before Purdue chooses him as their next president
    A day before Purdue University's Board of Trustees decide on their next president, Governor Mitch Daniels spoke about higher education. The Governor is expected to take the job after his term even though he would not directly address the topic in public...
  • Gov. Daniels unanimously voted by board to be next Purdue president

    Gov. Daniels unanimously voted by board to be next Purdue president
    The Purdue Board of Trustees unanimously elected Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels Thursday to be the university’s next president.  The trustees met at 10 a.m. in the Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse to vote on Daniels.  Keith Krach, board...
  • Statement from Gov. Daniels following appointment as Purdue president

    Statement from Gov. Daniels following appointment as Purdue president
    No institution of any kind means more to Indiana today or tomorrow as Purdue University. It educates at the highest level the engineers, scientists, agricultural experts, and information technologists on whom our state and national success...
  • Friday marks 8th anniversary of Molly Datillo's disappearance

    Friday marks 8th anniversary of Molly Datillo's disappearance
    Friday marked the 8th anniversary of a local woman’s disappearance.   Molly Datillo, an Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis student, vanished from the Westlake Apartments on the west side on July 6, 2004. Investigators said she...
  • Daniels taps Rush for Supreme Court

    Daniels taps Rush for Supreme Court
    Governor Mitch Daniels selected Tippecanoe County Judge Loretta Rush for the Indiana Supreme Court. Daniels made the announcement Friday at the Statehouse. Rush was one of three finalists to replace Frank Sullivan, Jr., who is retiring from the state&...
  • Global engineering company opens facility in Porter County, creates 40 new jobs

    Global engineering company opens facility in Porter County, creates 40 new jobs
    Lt. Governor Becky Skillman joined executives from Paul Wurth, Inc., an international steel and iron engineering manufacturer, Tuesday to announce the company's plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 40 new jobs by 2018. A subsidiary of...