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David Hughes

General reporter/Sports reporter


David is a longtime Tribune-Star sportswriter whose primary duties were switched to the news department in late 2015. A cancer survivor, he enjoys hanging out with his family and staying fit with regular trips to the gym.

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Terre Haute


Justin Grant passed Sullivan County native Chase Stockon from the outside of Turn 2 on the final, final, really final lap and held on to win the annual Don Smith Classic, an AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship race and part of the U.S. Auto Club’s Indiana Sprint Week, on Wednesday night at the Terre Haute Action Track.

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