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Vigo County School Corp. enrollment continues to decline, but the rate of decline is slowing, something district officials attribute in large part to the Vigo Virtual Success Academy.

The university's Board of Trustees recently approved the policy change, which will allow each of its nine campuses to opt out of requiring prospective students to submit test scores. The change can be effective for students applying for fall 2021.

Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died. He was 86. Hatcher died Friday night at a Chicago hospital, said his daughter, Indiana state Rep. Ragen Hatcher, a G

Representatives from Pace Community Action Agency, Inc. and Regions Bank have announced a $10,000 donation in support of programming for agency clients in Daviess,Knox, Gibson and Vigo counties.

Catholic Charities will distribute 300 frozen hams and other food items at 1356 Locust St. at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19. Distribution will be first come, first served. There is a limit of one ham per household.

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It’s a collaborative effort between Next Step Foundation Inc. and Launch Terre Haute.

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Vigo County School Corp. enrollment continues to decline, but the rate of decline is slowing, something district officials attribute in large part to the Vigo Virtual Success Academy.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 13.

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Indiana State Police declared a statewide Silver Alert just after noon Friday for a 15-year-old Terre Haute teen. The Terre Haute Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Clayton Matthew Johnson.

A Brazil man died and another person was injured in a Thursday evening crash on Cory/Staunton Road near Indiana 42 in Clay County. Anthony Moran, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clay County coroner.

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Indiana State University's board of trustees on Friday voted to modify its sexual misconduct policy to give it more flexibility in responding to new regulations expected from the Trump administration.

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The Terre Haute Economic Development Commission approved Thursday a resolution allowing Terre Haute to issue conduit bonds for an expansion of Pyrolyx USA's solid waste recycling plant.

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The demands of teachers for the 2020 legislative session remain the same: increased teacher pay, holding teachers and schools harmless from poor ILEARN test scores and repealing the 15-hour externship for re-licensing.

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Terre Haute City Council on Thursday approved an ordinance allowing city residents to keep chickens.

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Terre Haute City Council on Thursday adopted a resolution allowing the transfer of $400,000 in city funds to cover a shortfall in the Terre Haute Fire Department overtime budget.In an already packed end-of-the-year meeting, Fire Chief Jeff Fisher’s r

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After roughly 22 years at 222 S. Seventh in Terre Haute, the Tribune-Star moved to new quarters in the lower level of The Meadows Shopping Center at 2800 Poplar St.

The United Way on Wednesday announced is ending its Mobile Market service, which had brought fresh fruits and vegetables to under-served areas of the Wabash Valley since 2013, effective Dec. 17.

Valley Professionals Community Health Center was recently awarded a $50,000 challenge grant through the Wabash Valley Community Foundation that will support funding of the health center’s project to bring primary, behavioral health and pharmacy services to West Terre Haute.

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Saturday, Sunday and Monday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — A semitrailer driver choking on a piece of pizza triggered a chain of events that left Interstate 70 clogged for more than three hours in eastern Indiana, state police said Wednesday.

Vice President Mike Pence is planning a trip to Indianapolis for a private campaign event for Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.The vice president’s office announced Wednesday that Pence will fly Friday afternoon into Indianapolis International Airport and t

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While Pyrolyx USA Indiana prepares to seek approval of a pass-through $70 million bond to fund a second Terre Haute plant, an equipment supplier has filed lawsuit claiming the company still owes more than $5.5 million in connection with its its first facility.

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Veteran Health Indiana on Thursday announced a new $40 million, 46,000-square-foot veterans health care center will be built off U.S. 40/Indiana 46 on Terre Haute’s east side.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Dec. 10.

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House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security.

As Gaul was to Caesar, so too is Personal Income divided into three parts by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). This is important because political leaders have latched onto per capita personal income (PCPI) as a favorite measure of economic well-being.

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Thursday, Friday and Saturday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

This Week's Circulars

Connie Sue Downs of Holiday, Fla., and formerly of Terre Haute, died Dec. 9, 2019. Connie was born in Terre Haute to Lester A. and Iva J. Fields. She attended Gerstmeyer High School. She was married to Max E. Downs Jr. for 55 years. Connie was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, L…