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New study validates East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if western ice sheet melts.

A new study from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis validates that the central core of the East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if the West Antarctic ice sheet melts.The study's findings are significant, given that some predict the West Antarctic ice sheet could melt quickly due to global ...

- ENN - US

Indiana mom arrested after baby overdoses on opiates.

Daisha Clark, 26, reportedly tried to stop her baby from being taken to hospital despite admitting to seeing him with white powder and plastic in his mouth.

- Global News - CA

Study validates East Antarctic ice sheet to remain stable even if western ice sheet melts.

A new study from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis validates that the central core of the East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if the West Antarctic ice sheet melts.

- PhysOrg - NL

Indiana community opening shelter for homeless veterans.

Reach Veteran Services of Terre Haute is opening a first-of-its-kind homeless shelter for veterans that aims to address root causes of chronic homelessness.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Slain soldier's funeral planned at his Indiana high school.

The funeral for an Indiana soldier killed during a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan will be at the high school from which he graduated six years ago.

- WRAL.com - US

Why are factory workers quitting in droves? 'Blue-collar jobs are on the way out'.

Kipp Glenn grew tired of standing for eight-hour shifts, assembling steel furnace doors. His knees ached from 25 years on the concrete factory floor. So even after President Donald Trump made his job at Carrier a symbol of American prosperity and vowed to save it, the Indiana native took a buyout....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

There is no such thing as a 'fine person' who goes along with racism and hate.

The only surprising thing about Donald Trump's furious defense of Nazis is how unsurprising it is. After all, this is the guy who didn't want blacks touching his money because they're inherently lazy … and because that's what Jews are for.  The only kind of people I want counting my money are short guys that wear ...

- Daily Kos - US

Another Pence could be getting into politics.

Greg Pence might be gearing up to run for Indiana's newly vacated 6th district seat, which was once occupied by his younger brother, Vice President Mike Pence, Roll Call reports. The eldest Pence is currently serving as the finance chairman of Indiana Rep. Luke Messer's Senate campaign, and his unusual visibility in the ...

- The Week - US

Missouri Utility Regulators Reject Proposed Massive Wind Power Line.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri utility regulators have rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states. The decision Wednesday by the Missouri Public Service Commission creates a significant hurdle for Clean Line Energy Partners, which wants to build one of the ...

- TPM News - US

Raising the minimum wage would reduce child neglect cases.

Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.

- PhysOrg - NL

16 Indiana schools tapped for pilot college and career push.

- Education Week - US

Man gets 65 years for fatally beating gay South Bend veteran

A northern Indiana man was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of murder in the January 2016 slaying 27-year-old Jodie Henderson, a member of the Army National Guard.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Companies linked to Mike Pence seek an upper hand in infrastructure policy

In 2015, then-Gov. Mike Pence made the controversial decision to keep the Indiana Toll Road under the control of a consortium of private corporations, which was represented by a local lobbying firm that had funneled large donations to Pence's gubernatorial campaign. This year, the same lobby firm si...

- The Raw Story - US

The GOP's nastiest primary

Todd Rokita and Luke Messer have been trying to outdo one another in Indiana politics since they graduated from the same small college decades ago.

- POLITICO - US

Reports: Clinton's pastor plagiarized minister in new book

One passage is similar to what an Indiana minister wrote in a March 2016 blog post

- CBS NEWS - US

Abortion-pill reversal: The next frontier of informed-consent laws?

Indianapolis, Ind., Aug 15, 2017 / 06:04 am .- Medication abortions are on their way to becoming the dominant method of abortion in the U.S. But lawmakers are starting to look at whether to change their state’s informed-consent laws to let women know of an experimental treatment that could possibly reverse the effects ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

The GOP's nastiest Senate primary

Todd Rokita and Luke Messer have been trying to outdo one another in Indiana politics since they graduated from the same small college decades ago.

- POLITICO - US

Calumet inks deal for sale of Wisconsin refinery, downstream assets

Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, has entered a deal with Calumet Lubricants Co. LP, a unit of Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP, Indianapolis, to buy subsidiary Calumet Superior LLC, which owns and operates 47,500-b/d refinery in Superior, Wis., refinery as well as other downstream assets in the region.

- OGJ - US

Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the September Harper's Index

Here are some excerpts from the September Harper's Index: Amount that Carrier promised to invest in an Indiana plant in a deal with Donald Trump to save domestic jobs: $16,000,000 Percentage of that money that will be used for automation: 100 Ratio of the revenue of Detroit's three largest carmakers in 1990 to that of ...

- Daily Kos - US

Four weeks from the regular season, Andrew Luck still isn't playing and nobody knows when he will be ready

Darron Cummings/APThe NFL regular season is just four weeks away, and the Indianapolis Colts say Andrew Luck may or may not be playing. Luck has been on the physically unable to perform list all training camp as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. With training camp and preseason underway, his status has mostly ...

- Business Insider - US

From Beastie Boys Roadie To Luxury Fashion Mogul: Inside Ian Rogers's Productive Life

The former Beastie Boys roadie from Indiana makes good in high fashion. Growing up in Goshen, Indiana, Ian Rogers was far more excited about skateboarding, punk rock, and hip-hop than haute couture, and his fashion sense ran toward baggy Carhartt and Dickies items purchased from Walmart. 'We were literally dressed like ...

- Fast Company - US

Democrat Senator Reacts To Trump's Escalated North Korea Rhetoric

Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly, a Democrat, serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee. We get his reaction to President Trump's warning to North Korea that U.S. forces are "locked and loaded."

- NPR - US

The Latest: Pence hails Trump as 'champion' of inner cities

INDIANAPOLIS " The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Indiana to give a speech and attend the unveiling of his official state portrait. :1:30 p.m.Vice President Mike Pence is calling Donald...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The week's best photojournalism

Deborah John of Trinidad and Tobago crashes during a 100m hurdles event at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships. | Women wait in line to cast their votes in Kenya's general election in Iloodokilani. | A man wearing a Superman costume runs along the Hollywood Walk of Fame to earn tips from tourists in Los Angeles. | The ...

- The Week - US

8/11: CBS Evening News

Trump's "locked and loaded" remark on North Korea caps off fiery week; do eight siblings in Indiana hold the secret to marriage bliss?

- CBS NEWS - US

Pence in Indiana for Official Portrait Unveiling

Vice President Mike Pence is back in his home state of Indiana Friday where his official vice presidential portrait was unveiled.         

- USA TODAY - US

Pence Calls Trump 'Champion' Of Inner Cities At Indianapolis Luncheon

INDIANAPOLIS — Vice President Mike Pence is calling Donald Trump a “champion” of America's inner cities. The former Indiana governor made the remark Friday while heaping praise on the efforts of an Indianapolis anti-violence group during a luncheon in his home state. Pence said the group, called the Ten ...

- TPM News - US

Pence returning to Indiana for official portrait unveiling

INDIANAPOLIS — Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Indiana, where he previously served as governor, to give a speech and attend the unveiling of his official state portrait.

- Billings Gazette - US

Pence returning to Indiana for official portrait unveiling

- Townhall.com - US

Police: Suspect in chase near Chicago appeared to have gun

A police spokesman says one suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in northwestern Indiana.

- FOX News - US

Indiana Highway Gives 'Black Eye' to Private Investment in Infrastructure

A project green-lighted by then-Governor Mike Pence in 2014 is two years behind schedule and back under the state's control, reflecting the mixed results of the partnerships funding a growing number of roads and bridges.

- Wall Street Journal - US

The Latest: Indianapolis man arraigned in officer's slaying

INDIANAPOLIS " The Latest on an Indianapolis man charged with fatally shooting a police officer :2:50 p.m.A man accused of fatally shooting an Indiana police officer who stopped to help him has been formally...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

More findings about school vouchers and test scores, and they are still negative

Executive summary Vouchers to pay for students to attend private schools continue to command public attention. The current administration has proposed vouchers in its budget, and more than half of states are operating or have proposed voucher programs. Four recent rigorous studies—in the District of Columbia, Louisiana, ...

- Brookings - US

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