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Energizer plans Indiana packaging center, would employ 440

Nov. 15, 2019 9:57 AM EST

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Battery maker Energizer is planning a packaging and distribution center in central Indiana that would employ more than 400 people. St. Louis-based Energizer Manufacturing Inc. wants to open that center in a 933,000-square-foot shell building at the Franklin Tech Park. Franklin Mayor...

Alaska city’s residents offered blood testing for chemicals

Nov. 14, 2019 11:25 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Southeast Alaska city will be able to have their blood tested to detect possible chemical contamination. The Juneau Empire reported Thursday that samples will be taken next week in Gustavas. Officials say the samples will be sent to Indiana University Bloomington to be...

Williams leads Evansville over Indiana-Kokomo 89-71

Nov. 14, 2019 10:48 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — DeAndre Williams had 23 points and 13 rebounds as Evansville topped Indiana-Kokomo 89-71 on Thursday night. Artur Labinowicz added 21 points and John Hall had 16 points for the Purple Aces (3-0). Trequan Spivey had 18 points and six rebounds for the Cougars. Akil McClain added 14...

Indiana prosecutors ask if couple was paid for interviews

Nov. 14, 2019 6:56 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana prosecutors want to know whether a former couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter has been paid for interviews given to national television shows and tabloids about the case. Prosecutors said the pair left their daughter in Indiana and moved to Canada in 2013....

Colts continue to believe Vinatieri will solve kicking woes

Nov. 14, 2019 6:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri fielded question after question Thursday. No, he’s not worried about his job. No, he hasn’t lost confidence. No, he won’t dwell on what’s gone wrong this season. Instead, the Indianapolis Colts’ struggling 46-year-old kicker continues to...

Indiana Democratic chairman entering state Senate race

Nov. 14, 2019 4:07 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Democratic Party chairman says he will remain in that position while he starts a campaign for a state Senate seat. John Zody announced Thursday he would seek to replace Democratic Sen. Mark Stoops of Bloomington, who said last week that he wouldn’t seek a third...

10 Democrats qualify for next week’s presidential debate

Nov. 14, 2019 3:54 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Ten Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for next Wednesday’s debate in Georgia, giving voters a smaller lineup on stage to consider even as the party’s overall field expands. The Democratic National Committee confirmed the lineup Thursday after reviewing polling...

Indiana school district recovering from ransomware attack

Nov. 14, 2019 3:42 PM EST

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana school district is working to restore its computer system after hackers crippled the network by infecting it with ransomware. The Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp. notified staff and students’ families Tuesday of the hackers’ attack. An email to staff...

Farmer enters plea, will serve probation in dead cow case

Nov. 14, 2019 3:38 PM EST

WEST COLLEGE CORNER, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana farmer has pleaded guilty to one count of failing to dispose of a dead animal after an inspection found 38 dead cows on his property. The (Richmond) Palladium-Item reports that 42-year-old Rodney Sintz of West College Corner also has been sentenced to a...

No. 9 Penn State hosts 24th-ranked Indiana

Nov. 14, 2019 3:31 PM EST

No. 24 Indiana (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) at No. 9 Penn State (8-1, 5-1, No. 9 CFP), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Penn State by 14 1/2. Series record: Penn State leads 21-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Nittany Lions are coming off their first loss but are still very much in the race for a playoff spot. The Hoosiers...