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ST. MYER: Girls destined to have body image issues - Star-Press
It’s almost a foregone conclusion girls will grow up with body image issues in today’s society. How many average size or, heaven forbid, overweight women do you see on television or in magazines? Pretty much zero, right? Even female news and sports ...
Halloween events begin Friday at state park - Star-Press
Mounds State Park’s annual Halloween festivities will take place Friday-Sunday with night hikes, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating and more. The weekend will begin with family-friendly night hikes on Friday. Participants can depart on the stroller ...
Dunkirk to flush hydrants - Star-Press
Town employees will be flushing fire hydrants in Dunkirk through Friday. Hours for the flushing will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Customers might experience discolored water and low water pressure. For more information, call the Dunkirk Water Department, at ...
Local doctor remains in critical condition - Star-Press
RICHMOND, Ind. -- Local podiatrist Thomas E. Freeman II remained in critical condition Monday in an Ohio hospital. Freeman was airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, Friday after his motorcycle collided with a car. Hospital personnel confirmed ...
Fairgrounds rental rates, board members set - Star-Press
MUNCIE – The warm and sunny days of the Delaware County Fair seemed long ago and far away on Monday, but county officials not only approved new details of fairgrounds building rentals and filled two vacancies on the fair board but talked about recent ...
NFL Week 7 winners and losers - Star-Press
He wasted so little time throwing career TD passes 507, 508 and 509 (plus 510 as a bonus) to break Brett Favre's all-time record and easily dispatch the 49ers that backup Brock Osweiler got a whole quarter of semi-meaningful playing time. Fantastic ...
Ind. police ID Texas sex offender in serial killings - Star-Press
HAMMOND, Ind. -- Police said Monday that Darren Deon Vann, a convicted sex offender, has confessed to killing at least seven women and may be responsible for several other victims in northwest Indiana. Police Chief John Doughty said Vann told officers he ...
Apple launches iOS 8.1 update - Star-Press
Apple launched a new version of its mobile operating system that will introduce the company's first stab at a payment processing service. The iOS 8.1 update enables support for Apple Pay, which will be available fully on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Black lawmakers anchor Democratic Southern voter push - Star-Press
Corrections and clarifications: A previous version of this story understated the amount of money the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee plans to spend on radio ads targeted to black voters. NEW ORLEANS — After two hours of singing, praying and ...
BSU's Turner ready for more. - Star-Press
BSU's Turner ready for more. Freshman point guard for Cardinals mens basketball gets help in the backcourt heading into sophomore season. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1tFjXh8
Teen ordered to pay cemetery $12K for headstone damage - Star-Press
NEW CASTLE – A New Castle teenager who admitted to damaging the headstones of several local pioneers was ordered on Monday to pay the Lewisville Cemetery Board $12,180 in restitution. Jansen David Smith, 18, 2325 Plum St., in September had pleaded guilty ...
Albany Lions Club to host annual Halloween festival, parade - Star-Press
ALBANY – Ghouls, zombies, witches and other creatures will invade Albany a weekend early for the Halloween Festival and Parade. On Saturday, the event will start with games at the park in the afternoon and a parade in the evening. Children ages 16 and ...
Sunday's Delaware County arrest log - Star-Press
Law enforcement agencies in Muncie and Delaware County jailed 16 people Sunday. Except for warrant arrests, the following charges are informal and subject to change until the Delaware County prosecutor's office reviews each case and files formal charges in ...
Compassion urged as 43 in Dallas end Ebola monitoring - Star-Press
Dozens of Dallas residents who had contact with the only U.S.-diagnosed Ebola fatality were headed back into their communities Monday after their 21-day monitoring period concluded without any signs of the virus. Judge Clay Jenkins, Dallas County's top ...
Archie Manning taking leave from College Football Playoff committee - Star-Press
Archie Manning taking leave from College Football Playoff committee One of 13 people that made up the College Football Playoff committee, Archie Manning was forced to leave his position due to health complications following knee replacement surgery Check ...