Gas prices hit 2-year high in Indiana at $3.08

The AAA Hoosier Motor Club reports that Indiana's statewide average price of a gallon of gasoline jumped 3 cents on Tuesday, bringing the average price in the state to a two-year high.


Tax cut bill expands to include energy provisions

Seeking support for a controversial tax-cut compromise, the White House and key lawmakers agreed to renew expiring breaks for ethanol and other forms of alternative energy Thursday as part of a bill to prevent a spike in income taxes on Jan. 1.


Senate blocks repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

Senate Republicans blocked a major year-end push by Democrats to lift the military's ban on openly gay troops on Thursday, dealing a huge blow to gay rights groups' hopes for repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" any time soon. President Barack Obama instantly appealed to lawmakers to make another, last-ditch try before going home for the year.


Democrats delay action on young immigrants bill

The Senate moved Thursday to delay a politically charged showdown vote on legislation carving out a path to legal status for foreign-born youngsters brought to this country illegally, putting off but probably not preventing the measure's demise.  


Vandalism mars Hanukkah in Ind. college town

When Indiana University student Carl Corenblum found a rock and shattered window at the Chabad House Jewish Center near campus, he never thought about the possibility that it could have been a hate crime.

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