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Police search home of missing Indianapolis baby - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police investigators have been searching the Indianapolis home of the parents of a 6-week-old boy whose father says was taken from him last week. City police crews arrived Monday night with a search warrant at the house of Delano ...
Annual bat festival to be held on IUPUI campus - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An annual festival celebrating bats and important role the flying mammals play in controlling insect pests is coming to Indianapolis. The Eighth Annual Indiana Bat Festival will be held Sept. 13 on the Indiana University-Purdue ...
Vincennes U. moves ahead with new student center - La Porte Herald-Argus
VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — Vincennes University is pushing ahead with plans for a $4.35 million student center that will link three other buildings, creating a mall-like complex in the heart of the campus. School President Dick Helton says construction is ...
Hoosier National Forest offers celebration - La Porte Herald-Argus
BEDFORD, Ind. (AP) — Visitors to the Hoosier National Forest can take a hike or watch a Dutch oven cook at a celebration scheduled later this month in southern Indiana. The Wonders of Wilderness Celebration marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
More storms roll through Midwest with hail, winds - La Porte Herald-Argus
ST. LOUIS (AP) — More strong storms are rumbling through the Midwest, with the National Weather Service saying a tornado was confirmed in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that ...
DeJoria wins Funny Car race at US Nationals - La Porte Herald-Argus
CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday. DeJoria crossed the finish line in 4.038 seconds at 310.34 mph in a Toyota Camry. She became the fourth female winner of the ...
Indiana man leads boycott of stores banning guns - La Porte Herald-Argus
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A Terre Haute gun dealer has begun a campaign among firearms enthusiasts to boycott businesses that ban weapons from their premises. Steve Ellis, owner of Top Guns in Terre Haute, launched the "No Guns = No Money" Facebook ...
Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series - La Porte Herald-Argus
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals on Monday. Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and Allie Quigley added 16 for the ...
W. Indiana man leads boycott of gun-banning stores - La Porte Herald-Argus
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Western Indiana gun enthusiasts are boycotting businesses that don't allow firearms inside. Steve Ellis, owner of Top Guns gun store in Terre Haute, launched the "No Guns = No Money" Facebook support page on Aug. 22. By Monday ...
Annual Hoosier Star competition returns - La Porte Herald-Argus
La PORTE — To stand up on stage while a full symphony orchestra blasted the musical accompaniment to "I Will Always Love You" behind her, was an experience singer Nanda Danitschek found "wonderful" when she competed and won in the 2010 Hoosier Star.