INDIANAPOLIS

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Indy 500 fans will find track tighter this year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fans coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for this weekend’s Indy 500 will notice some changes in the traditional routine in response to last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Getting into […]

05/24/2013

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Record Powerball jackpot inspires office pools

(AP) – In workplaces across the nation, Americans are inviting their colleagues to chip in $2 for a Powerball ticket and a shared daydream. The office lottery pool is a way to improve your odds […]

05/17/2013

Indianapolis campus searched after gunman reported

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police were searching a university campus in Indianapolis on Tuesday after a student reported seeing a man carrying a rifle or shotgun near its medical school.

03/19/2013

Bret Lewis

Bashing the boys

The owner of the Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, motored to Indianapolis for the Scouting Combine in style: aboard a new, $2 million luxury bus. Dwight Perry in the Seattle Times says, “Reflecting the Cowboys’ recent […]

02/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Running up the score

The good folks in Indianapolis are up in arms about a basketball game — a girls high school basketball game. It’s because Bloomington High beat Arlington High 107 to 2.

12/13/2012

Ford Focus charging

Indianapolis to replace entire fleet with electric, hybrid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indianapolis plans to replace its entire fleet with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2025 – the first major U.S. city to take such a step. Officials will ask automakers to develop a plug-in hybrid police car, too.

12/12/2012

Owner: Furnace may be behind deadly Indiana blast

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The owner of a house that exploded in Indianapolis says he wonders if a faulty furnace might have been to blame for the blast that killed two people and destroyed or damaged […]

11/12/2012

Imam: Lindh can pray alone under religious rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – An imam disputes American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh‘s claim that Islam requires him to do his ritual daily prayers as part of a group, even though he’s in prison. Ammar Amonette […]

08/29/2012

American Taliban fighter fights prison prayer rule

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – American-born Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh says a federal prison rule barring him and other Muslims from praying together daily is “absurd” and contends the U.S. is causing him to sin against […]

08/27/2012

Fair tries to rejuvenate tradition after tragedy

(AP) – The Indiana State Fair that opened Friday is trying to shake off the emotional and economic shadow of last year’s deadly stage collapse, pumping up the event’s appeal in hopes of drawing back […]

08/03/2012

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