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world  •  May 6, 2010 11:43 pm

Stocks fall during turmoil in Greece

The stock market had one of its most turbulent days in history as the Dow Jones industrials dropped almost 1,000 points in less than half an hour on fears that Greece’s debt problems could halt the global economic recovery.

Indian officials sentenced to death Thursday the only surviving gunman from the bloody Mumbai attacks, punishing the 22-year-old Pakistani man who became the face of the assault after being caught on video storming a train station armed with an assault rifle.

world  •  Mar 21, 2010 1:13 pm

Hill says he'll vote 'yes'

U.S. Rep. Baron Hill said Saturday that he will vote in favor of health care reform legislation being considered by Congress because the measure addresses his concerns about taxpayer-funded abortions and deficit reduction.

INDIANAPOLIS — Former President George W. Bush is to visit Indianapolis this spring for a fundraiser benefiting a group that assists women with unplanned pregnancies.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A former Purdue University student has pleaded guilty to firing the shot that killed a friend during an alcohol-fueled prank at an off-campus apartment.

INDIANAPOLIS – Former Republican Rep. Mike Sodrel announced Monday he was running again for Congress, setting up a possible fifth consecutive campaign against Democratic Rep. Baron Hill in southern Indiana’s 9th District.Sodrel sent an e-mail to supporters announcing his bid for the Republican nomination, although another GOP candidate plans to argue it’s time for a new person to challenge Hill.

sports  •  Dec 11, 2009 12:11 am

NCAA discusses expanding tournament fields

The NCAA is looking into it behind closed doors – at least preliminarily. Rekindling discussion of a popular topic outside the organization, the NCAA has held early-stage talks about expanding its men’s basketball tournament and possibly moving it from broadcast to cable. But don’t worry, purists. No changes are imminent.

Oct 20, 2009 9:30 pm

Purdue fire ruled arson

Two small fires started in PurdueUniversity's Elliott Hall of Music were arson, said investigators.

world  •  Jan 15, 2009 12:49 am

Freezing temperatures close schools

Arctic air extended its grip Wednesday with below-zero temperatures stretching from Montana to northern New England and frost nipping the Gulf Coast.

world  •  Jan 15, 2009 12:48 am

Madoff in court for bail conditions

Besieged money manager Bernard Madoff has arrived at a Manhattan courthouse, where prosecutors are making another move to have him jailed.

Wall Street extended its 2009 retreat Wednesday, falling sharply after the government issued a dismal reading on retail sales and investors grew increasingly anxious about the banking industry. Major stock indexes lost more than 3 percent, including the Dow Jones industrial average, which fell about 250 points, its sixth straight slide.

Jan 14, 2009 12:04 am

Colts introduce Jim Caldwell

INDIANAPOLIS – New Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell says he wants to build on Tony Dungy’s success, not be a carbon copy of his former boss. The Colts introduced Caldwell as their coach Tuesday, a day after Dungy stepped down after seven seasons.

sports  •  men's basketball  •  Jan 14, 2009 12:02 am

Packer, Knight to analyze NCAA

LAS VEGAS – Former IU coach Bob Knight, the winningest coach in Division I history, and former CBS sportscaster Billy Packer plan to analyze the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in a series of one-hour television programs taped at a race and sports book on the Las Vegas Strip.

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