RENSSELAER — One day after getting its first-ever season sweep of Lafayette Central Catholic, the Rensselaer Central softball team swept Hoosier Conference foe West Lafayette for the first time in school history on Saturday.

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REMINGTON — Rensselaer Central’s softball team won its sixth game in a row on Tuesday, blanking host Tri-County, 10-0, at Remington Community Park.

OXFORD — Thanks to a medalist round of 77 from senior Brantley Culp, the Rensselaer Central boys’ golf team nearly claimed the Benton Central Invitational title on Saturday in Oxford.

RENSSELAER — One day after getting its first-ever season sweep of Lafayette Central Catholic, the Rensselaer Central softball team swept Hoosier Conference foe West Lafayette for the first tim…

LAFAYETTE — Rensselaer Central picked up its second win in three days against Hoosier Conference foe Lafayette Central Catholic, winning the rematch at LCC by a 10-0 final.

RENSSELAER — Rensselaer Central’s baseball team is on a scoring pace the program hasn’t seen in over a decade.

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Comic books and cartoons are the inspiration for the upcoming exhibit "Pulp Art: Out of the gutter and on the walls" at the Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany.

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (AP) — Navigating the local court system is just one more traumatic experience for children who have been abused or neglected.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Four-Evening" game were:

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Three-Evening" game were:

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Thursday a two-year state spending plan that has the potential to grow Northwest Indiana's economy and improve its quality of life for decades to come.

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A Cedar Lake man has been arrested in connection to a triple homicide in Sumava Resorts.

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The Jasper County Superior Court held a hearing Wednesday, July 13, where a motion was made to consolidate and join the trials of defendants Yonatan Ramirez-Diaz, 20, Edwin Marquina-Valesquez,…

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Police are currently investigating a death that occurred near the Washington Street Bridge in Rensselaer on Saturday morning.

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Two Rensselaer residents were arrested on Wednesday after police found what they believed to be an active methamphetamine lab in the cab of the suspects’ pickup truck as it traveled through Ne…

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After an emaciated child was found in their care, a rural Rensselaer man and woman were arrested for charges of felony child neglect.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "troubled" by reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

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GENEVA (AP) — Swiss bank UBS has reported a near doubling in its first quarter net profit to 1.3 billion francs ($1.3 billion), as its wealth management and investment banking operations grew.

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SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Chevron Corp. (CVX) on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $2.68 billion, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm is slashing its profit expectations after saying that Apple is now refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.

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IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $4.01 billion.

I can say with certitude that I have now entered Advanced Old Age (AOA). What is it and how do I know I’m there? I note little losses everywhere, except belly fat of course.

Chain supply store CountryMax started, and continues, as a family effort

People lose jobs for a wide variety of reasons. In a majority of cases it’s through no fault of their own.

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Celebrated actor and television icon Ed Asner is one of the most honored actors in television history, with 16 Emmy nominations and 7 wins, five Golden Globe Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild.

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United Nations says the U.N. human rights chief will visit Ethiopia next month at the invitation of the government, which has rejected U.N. and other outside offers to investigate months of deadly protests.

ROME (AP) — Italian police said Friday they have arrested a Congolese man suspected being part of a Berlin-based terror cell and of having had contacts with the man who drove a truck into a Christmas market in the city, authorities said Friday.

One song keeps coming to my mind today. “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas.” But the front-page writers said it before I did. Just thinking about it doesn’t count, but actions tell it better than words. A big “thank you” to the city workers for getting the Christmas lights up, thus…

Happy “end of November” friends. (Well, almost.) Just wondering how my favorite folks are doing today. Hope your week is going great and that your list of chores is beginning to dwindle just a little.

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Gather ‘round, everybody. It’s time to break the pinata and see what comes tumbling out. Little tidbits of this and that, some spirit-lifting and some, not so much.