Ind. measles outbreak illustrates disease risk

INDIANAPOLIS — The outbreak of measles linked to Indianapolis' Super Bowl Village is the second major outbreak in two years despite the state's above-average vaccination rate.


KALEIDOSCOPE TRUTH: Conservation always a good idea

A speaker came to campus last night to give a presentation meant to minimize the significance of global climate change and paint the pursuance of sustainable practices and renewable energy sources as largely unnecessary.


NJ gov strongly defends lowering flags for Houston

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday strongly defended his decision to have flags lowered to half-staff on Saturday for Whitney Houston, saying he rejects criticism that she "forfeited the good things that she did" because of her struggles with substance abuse.


As many as 300 killed in Honduras prison fire

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A fire started by an inmate tore through an overcrowded prison in Honduras, burning and suffocating screaming men in their locked cells as rescuers desperately searched for keys. As many as 300 people were killed in the world's deadliest prison fire in eight decades.


Drug bust at Texas college includes 4 football players

FORT WORTH, Texas — Authorities arrested 17 students in a sweeping drug sting at Texas Christian University on Wednesday, a bust that included four members of the Horned Frogs football team accused of selling marijuana to undercover officers during the season and as recently as a few weeks ago.


Court ruling ousting Camm prosecutor stands

INDIANAPOLIS — A former Indiana state trooper charged with killing his wife and two children in 2000 will have a new prosecutor when he faces his third murder trial in the case.


Students able to create culture collage

After a year of using art for group therapy sessions, a Counseling Center psychologist has created a program that allows students from different cultures to mix and mingle.


Against the odds

Freshman telecommunications major Emma Cheesman married Jonathan Thornburg on Dec. 28, 2011.


KALEIDOSCOPE TRUTH: Coupon clipping can't make a king

Chex Mix, Yoplait yogurt, Cheerios — these are snacks my family enjoys at the mercy of the Sunday paper. Clipping coupons is my mother's regular chore and my papa's particular pleasure. For him, saving a few dollars and cents on groceries turns a trip to the grocery story into a triumph.


Washington governor signs gay marriage bill into law

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gov. Chris Gregoire handed gay rights advocates a major victory, signing into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, making it the seventh in the nation to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.


Indiana court weighing law on governor's testimony

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana Supreme Court justice pressed a state attorney on Monday about whether it was proper for the state to try and prevent Gov. Mitch Daniels from answering questions in a $400 million lawsuit that it filed against IBM after Daniels canceled the company's contract to process welfare applications.


Aspiring SGA executives announced

The founder of a new student charity group and the man who led Student Government Association meetings last year will face off in the SGA elections.

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