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Tuesday, April 16
The Indiana Daily Student

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Mourdock, Donnelly skip conventions

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The first time Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., the third most senior member of the U.S. Senate, was mentioned in a speech was not at the Republican National Convention but at the Democratic one.



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Senators seek intervention in immigration law

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Three state senators have submitted a motion to U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker, seeking to intervene in Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s decision not to uphold parts of the state’s immigration law.


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Democrats fill vacant county council seat

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The Monroe County Democrats had a caucus Monday to fill the county council at-large seat left empty after Warren Henegar, a long-time public servant in Bloomington, passed away Aug. 21.





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Committee studies substance use disorders

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Now, Blair is the head advocate for Senate Concurrent Resolution 7, commonly referred to as the Jennifer Act, which compelled the General Assembly’s Commission on Mental Health and Addiction to study involuntary commitment of persons with substance use disorders.




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DNC moves Obama speech venue

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IU history professor Michael Grossberg was going to drive to North Carolina to watch President Obama’s speech. The Democratic National Convention didn’t have room for him.