Ceramics students raise money for charities

Instead of throwing away class projects, or even trying to gain money for themselves, the Ball State Ceramics Guild teamed up with Dining Services to raise money for local charities.


Trial date set in soldier's hazing, suicide case

WASHINGTON — The military has set a date for the first trial in the death of a young private who investigators said shot himself after weeks of hazing by soldiers in his unit in Afghanistan.


Death toll rises to 3 in Ohio school shooting

CHARDON, Ohio — The death toll rose to three Tuesday in the shooting rampage in an Ohio high school cafeteria as schoolmates and townspeople grappled with the tragedy and wondered what could have set the teenage gunman off.  


Romney, Santorum snipe on eve of Michigan primary

  LIVONIA, Mich. — On the eve of a Michigan showdown, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum swapped insults Monday in a struggle for the Republican presidential nomination growing so long and heated that party officials fretted openly it could harm prospects for winning the White House this fall.


1 dead, 4 wounded in Ohio high school shooting

CHARDON, Ohio — A teenager opened fire in the cafeteria at his suburban Cleveland high school Monday, killing one student and wounding four others before he was chased from the building by a teacher and captured a short distance away, authorities said.


Invisible Children raises awareness of child soldiers

Abducted from their families and forced to kill, child soldiers fighting in Africa's longest-running war are invisible to most of the world. A group called Invisible Children is working to change the fate of these children and end a war that has been destroying Central Africa for 23 years.


Indiana election panel clears path for Pence

INDIANAPOLIS — The sole challenger to U.S. Rep. Mike Pence for the Republican nomination to become Indiana's next governor was ruled ineligible Friday because he was a mere 14 signatures shy of the number required to make the ballot.


Union suing to block Indiana right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS — Union members went to federal court Wednesday to ask a judge to block Indiana's new right-to-work law from being enforced, the first lawsuit and latest conflict over the divisive legislation.

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