State senate committee approves bill allowing Sunday carryout alcohol sales
An Indiana Senate committee has approved a bill allowing carryout alcohol sales on Sundays.
Senate Bill 1 allows convenience, drug and liquor stores to sell alcohol from noon to 8 p.m. on Sundays. The Senate Public Policy Committee approved the bill, which will now make its way to the Senate floor.
After being debated on the Senate floor, senators will vote on whether to push the bill through to the House, where it will be debated and voted on again. Read more here.
Confirmed case of Measles virus at IU
A student living in McNutt Residence Hall was diagnosed with measles, according to an IU press release Wednesday.
Local, IU and state health officials are investigating who the student may have come in contact with when he first arrived in Bloomington on Jan. 2 for New Student Orientation, according to the press release. Chuck Carney, IU’s spokesperson, said once the infected student felt ill, they immediately went to the health center. Read more here.
Women's basketball struggles to capitalize down the stretch against No. 23 Michigan
The IU women’s basketball team traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan, in hopes of picking up its second conference win of the season. The Hoosiers played stifling defense and consistent offense, but ultimately fell short against the No. 23-ranked Wolverines, 84-79. Read more here.
“Lady Bird” is soaring onto IU Cinema screens this weekend
The Golden Globe-winning film “Lady Bird” is soaring onto IU Cinema screens this weekend. Tickets cost $4 for IU students and $7 for non-students. Two of the three showings have already sold out. Read more here.
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