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Indiana gym in 1986 ‘Hoosiers’ film needs repairs

Indiana State News

KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. (AP) — A historic gym in eastern Indiana that was featured in the 1986 basketball film "Hoosiers" needs a new roof, brick repairs and new windows. The Hoosier Gym, a rustic, 1920s-era structure in the farming town of Knightstown, served as a functioning gym until the ...

No room: Purdue again lacks dorm space for hundreds

Indiana State News

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University is scrambling again to find beds for hundreds of students. Purdue has a shortage of campus housing. New residence halls are being built, but they won't be ready this fall. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports that half of students who ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 16 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

The Fort Report: Cathie Humbarger

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This week's guest will be Allen County Right to Life Executive Director Cathie Humbarger, who will discuss the Supreme Court vacancy's possible impact on Roe vs. Wade, the closing of the local Planned Parenthood office and related issues. All episodes of The Fort Report premiere at 5:30 p.m. ...

Auto mechanic fends off attempted armed robbery

Indiana State News

ANDERSON — Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a shade tree mechanic on the city’s west side Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred about 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of 16th and Dewey streets. Oscar M. Gonzalez said he was working on a couple of vehicles next to ...

Kokomo couple transforms field into all-natural farm

Indiana State News

PERU, Ind. (AP) — When Joan and Bob Johnson bought 28 acres of land along the Wabash River in 2011, the property was used to grow corn and soybeans. Today, the property is still used as farm ground, but the Johnson's are growing way more than corn. These days, the land — used as a ditch ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 15 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Indianapolis police office adopts dog he found shot

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The first time Tim Elliott saw Winx, the pit bull was whimpering in the corner of a north-side post office, shot in the face. Now, several months — and surgeries — later, the dog has been officially adopted by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 14 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Photo: Indiana University Health showing up in downtown Fort Wayne

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A sign for Indiana University Health goes up Friday morning on the east side of the building that houses Kitch Acceptance Corp., 130 E. Main St. The Indianapolis-based network plans to put into the building administrative offices for its Fort Wayne operations, according to Jeffrey J. Swiatek, ...