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Kay Babcock, at left, speaks with guests at the Newton County Historical Society’s Open House on Friday, Dec. 8. “We do this every year,” Babcock said of the event, which took place at the NCHS’s building in downtown Kentland. “Even Santa came!” PHOTO BY STEVE WILSON

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Maverick Ocampo, age 2, and Anahi Baez, 8, visit with Santa at the Brook Chirstmas Festival on Dec. 9 at Brook United Methodist Church, which was sponsored by both Brook UMC and the Brook Public Library. In addition to each of Santa’s visitors getting a free book, the event also featured gif…

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 The Lady Spartans opened their Season at Benton Central High School on Nov. 21.  Chilly water didn’t stop this team from doing their best and putting 67 points up against BCs 117. Benton Central had no divers which allowed North Newton to sweep the spots.  Brooke Myers edged out her fellow …

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Susan Buck, mother of 2016 murder victim Richard Thomas, was the first of a number of victims’ relatives to speak at the Oct. 23 sentencing hearing of murder suspect Sebastian Wedding. 

Three Newton County men are facing narcotics, weapons and other charges following a July 14 raid in Brook, according to the Newton County Prosecutor's Office. For the complete story see our Ju…

Three Newton County men are facing narcotics, weapons and other charges following a July 14 raid in Brook, according to the Newton County Prosecutor's Office. For the complete story see our Ju…

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal th…

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Thousands of Mainers are signing up for individual health plans under the health care overhaul that's under threat by President Donald Trump's administration.

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LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year's Brexit vote.

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BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank responded to the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increase by nudging up a key policy rate Thursday on lending to commercial banks but left the benchmark rate for borrowing by companies and the public unchanged.

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's cash-strapped government has quickly settled a lawsuit filed by a state-run Chinese company, making good on an unpaid bill and appeasing an important ally that holds billions in the South American country's debt.

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal th…

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year's Brexit vote.

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank responded to the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increase by nudging up a key policy rate Thursday on lending to commercial banks but left the benchmark rate for borrowing by companies and the public unchanged.