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Indiana University could make SAT, ACT tests optional

Dec. 14, 2019 10:24 AM EST

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University could soon stop requiring students to submit ACT or SAT scores with their college applications, joining a national trend of universities ditching the standardized testing mandate for admission. The university's Board of Trustees recently approved the policy change,...

A ship that has been at an Illinois port for years will move

Nov. 30, 2019 10:12 AM EST

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — An abandoned-looking ship bulk carrier will finally be moved from an Illinois port after sitting there for decades. C-T-C No. 1, which is currently at the Port of Chicago, is a shipping freighter that first set sail in 1943. The ship originally hauled cargo, including raw materials for...

Northwest Indiana town bans public vaping along with smoking

Nov. 29, 2019 11:40 AM EST

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana town has banned all tobacco and vaping products from public spaces and facilities in what a backer hails as one of the most comprehensive in the state. The Munster council this month approved then ordinance that bans the smoking of all tobacco products including...