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Apple prepares to launch streaming service, the latest music business shake-up - Pharos-Tribune
More than a decade ago, the music industry was in crisis. Songs were being passed around the Internet illegally, and CD sales were in decline. So major labels and musicians embraced Apple, which convinced consumers to open their wallets again with iTunes.
A $1 tax hike on cigarettes coming? - Pharos-Tribune
INDIANAPOLIS – Public health may bump up against politics as lawmakers step into a debate over doubling the state's cigarette tax. For anti-tobacco advocates, the argument is simple. An extra $1 for a pack of cigarettes will cut smoking rates and lead to ...
Driver seriously injured in early morning crash - Pharos-Tribune
ANOKA — A driver was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital after suffering serious leg injuries in a crash that also left his two passengers hurt Monday, June 29. Cass County Sheriff's deputies responded to the two-vehicle crash at about 6:47 a.m. Monday on ...
Ga. man arrested after stealing hearse with body inside, police say - Pharos-Tribune
Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a hearse, with a body inside, from a Georgia hospital. According to Atlanta police, the theft was the result of a carjacking. The hearse’s driver told officers that he was supposed to meet with Grady ...
State Theatre owner runs for city council - Pharos-Tribune
The owner of the historic downtown State Theatre and author of a book on the city’s history is running for city council. A native of Logansport, Kevin Burkett earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ball State University before working for The ...
Fab fun for the Fourth - Pharos-Tribune
You've stocked up on sparklers and unfurled the flags — it's time for a grand old Independence Day frolic. Check out what's in store in Logansport and surrounding towns for the annual celebration of the nation's founding. Food and music will feed the ...
State fire marshal offers fireworks tips - Pharos-Tribune
The Indiana State Fire Marshal is reminding Hoosiers about safe and legal ways to buy and store fireworks as Independence Day celebrations approach. “Hoosiers should buy fireworks only from a dealer displaying a valid Indiana fireworks sales permit ...
State-funded home repairs to begin soon - Pharos-Tribune
State-funded repairs are expected to begin at 17 Logansport homes next month. The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s Owner-Occupied Repair Program awarded the city $350,000 in 2014. Funds are available to homeowners whose gross annual ...
HAYDEN: Poll casts shadow over Pence - Pharos-Tribune
In ranking humbling moments for politicians, the night that an Indianapolis Pacers crowd jeered Gov. Mitch Daniels still is right up there. Daniels had been in office little more than a year when he showed up at Bankers Life Fieldhouse — then Conseco ...
LYONS: Why the Charleston shooter was a failure - Pharos-Tribune
Has any murdering terrorist ever failed more dramatically than Dylann Storm Roof? Like any punk with a gun, he managed to slaughter nine blameless African-American Christians at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina. Intending to start a race war ...
Nail-biter in Babe Ruth title game - Pharos-Tribune
The baserunner Jesse Richter smashed into catcher Jon Raderstorf, whose mask flew off as he fell to the ground. Somehow, he held on to the ball, and the runner was called out — and soon after ejected for not sliding. Raderstorf, after taking a few ...
BIG-GAME HUNTER - Pharos-Tribune
Hunter DeHaven shook his head in disgust. He had just knocked over a cone for the second time during a sprinting drill with the football team at the Logansport YMCA. After muttering something to himself, he lined back up to go again. The 16-year-old junior ...
Theodore 'Ted' Gerst - Pharos-Tribune
ROCHESTER - Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Theodore "Ted" Gerst, 82, Rochester, formerly of Logansport, died at 12:55 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport.
Second escaped NY killer shot, wounded - Pharos-Tribune
David Sweat, 35, the second escaped killer from New York’s top-security prison, was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in a wilderness area near the Canadian border. Authorities said Sweat was alive and taken to a hospital for emergency treatment.
Terrorism fears growing rapidly in France - Pharos-Tribune
LYON, France — Following Friday's assault at a chemical plant that officials described as a terrorist attack, France was hunkering down Saturday for what politicians and analysts warned could be a prolonged period of uncertainty and fear. Yassin Salhi ...