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Braving near-freezing temperatures to shout anti-abuse chants, dozens of bundled-up, sign-carrying students and faculty members — male and female — marched through campus Wednesday evening to culminate Indiana State University's 21st annual "Take Back The Night."

Climate changes could affect Indiana tourism, including every sport from youth baseball, with hotter spring days, to canoeing, hit by more spring rains and flooding.

The season's first winter-weather event is bearing down on the Wabash Valley and could cause difficult driving conditions Thursday. National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew White said a mixture of sleet and freezing rain will fall beginning late Wednesday evening before transitioning to snow early Thursday morning.

With bad weather expected Thursday, the Vigo County School Corp. hopes to communicate to parents, guardians and staff using text messaging, a tool the district began using Nov. 1.

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An investigation continues into Saturday's death of an inmate at the federal prison in Terre Haute. The manner of death of Robert David Neal, 68, was a homicide, Vigo County Coroner Susan Amos said Wednesday.

Members of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, along with city and state leaders are spending a packed 48 hours in the nation’s capital as part of the annual "Chamber DC Fly-In."

Duke Energy District Manager Rick Burger has filed as a candidate to fill an at-large seat on the Vigo County Council in 2019. The seat opened when Democrat Brendan Kearns, who serves as vice president (president pro tem) of the council, was elected this month to the District 1 seat on the Vigo County Board of Commissioners.

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Despite the bitter cold Tuesday afternoon, human rights activist Medea Benjamin wanted to honor the memory and legacy of someone she knew personally — murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a 1983 Indiana State University graduate.

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Progress was the word Tuesday as Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson heard how local officials are working to resolve unconstitutional conditions at the Vigo County Jail.

A second public forum on the second part of the Vigo County Jail and criminal justice system assessment will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amvets Post 222 in West Terre Haute.The second part of the study was released at the end of October. The study,

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Saturn Petcare, pending approval of its bid Tuesday before the Vigo County Redevelopment Commission, is slated to begin production of wet dog food in the first quarter of 2020 in the former Pfizer facility in the Vigo County Industrial Park, south of Terre Haute.

Three "community conversations" took place Tuesday evening at the three Vigo County high schools, with more scheduled for Thursday evening at Woodrow Wilson, Sarah Scott, Honey Creek and Otter Creek middle schools.

The Terre Haute Board of Public Works and Safety took action Tuesday toward the purchase of two new police department vehicles, including a Lenco BearCat armored vehicle for use by the department's strategic response team.

The man killed in a car-pedestrian accident on U.S. 41 in Terre Haute Sunday has been identified as Glenn Alexander, 60, according to city police.

A Vigo County man received a suspended sentence and credit for time served when he pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with the death of his disabled 5-year-old daughter in 2016.

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Due to the renovation of Hulman Center, the ticket office will have a new, temporary office location beginning Nov. 27.

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James Patrick Hanlon was sworn in this morning in Indianapolis as a U.S. District Court judge. Hanlon fills the seat created by Judge William T. Lawrence’s taking senior status in July. Hanlon's caseload is drawn from the Indianapolis and Terre Haute divisions.

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The finals of the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl senior division took place at Purdue University, and South Vigo outspelled 14 other teams in Class 1, with Penn the runner up and Fishers High School taking third place.

Indiana’s general fund revenues in October were down nearly 3 percent from the December 2017 forecast and .5 percent below what the state took in during the same period a year ago because individual income tax collections were down.

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Hiring 27 additional jail correctional officers is not enough, the plaintiffs contend in a federal lawsuit over unconstitutional conditions at the Vigo County Jail.

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If “theater illuminates truth,” as a Terre Haute stage veteran said, Sunday's reading of a play about a seminal moment in the Holocaust cast a battery of Krieg lights on persecution and hatred.

Veterans Day programs are being planned at all North Central Parke Schools.Rockville Elementary and Parke Heritage High School will hold a combined program at Rockville Elementary today at 10: a.m.The guest speaker will be James Logsdon from Attica.

The Greater Terre Haute branch of the NAACP will mark its 100th anniversary Saturday.The event will include a celebratory program and buffet dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Meadows Banquet & Conference Center.

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Ask Walter Sommers about his German-born Jewish family’s escape from Nazi Germany or his surviving three of World War II’s hellish island-hopping campaigns and he’ll tell you — he’s been lucky.

It started as a hobby for Brian Mundell, but once his basement started looking like a full-fledged World War II museum he figured why not open an actual museum that everyone can enjoy.

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While many of his neighborhood buddies were getting drafted during World War II, at the age of 17, George A. Leach got on a bicycle and rode to a draft board office in 12 Points, a northside Terre Haute neighborhood.

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As a testament to the legacies of a pair of local cyclists, dozens braved freezing temperatures Saturday morning to see the unveiling of a new memorial plaza at Jones Trailhead in East Glenn.

Do you know a family that needs a little help this holiday season? The Tribune-Star and Terre Haute Chevrolet are sponsoring a program called "Wish List Granted" in which four deserving families in the Wabash Valley will each receive gifts for the holidays.

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Students at Honey Creek Middle School saw the heart of Gene Griffin -- and were invited to walk a few steps in his shoes – when he shared Friday morning what Veterans Day means to him for the school's annual program recognizing the service and sacrifice of America's veterans.

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Closing the nation's retirement savings gap was a key topic for a retirement security panel featuring Indiana's U.S. Sen. Todd Young and U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta on Friday at Indiana State University.

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Heritage Shelter Care in Hutsonville, Illinois, is known far and wide as a place where veterans can find a home – and more.