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RENSSELAER — Citing the discovery of additional information during a three-year investigation by the Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office and the Rensselaer Police Department, Judy Moore, 72, formerly of Rensselaer, will again face a charge of murder of her stepmother.

REMINGTON — The Remington Police Department's John Schuezrenhofer presented Officer Mike Powell with an Award of Merit to an officer who he says continues to exhibit outstanding service to the public.

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RENSSELAER — The Indiana Department of Education revealed the state’s 2019 graduation rates this week, with the state’s average rate falling slightly in two calculations.

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RENSSELAER — The city’s Parks for People Campaign announced last week that it has received the $50,000 matching Patronicity grant it was pursuing at least six days ahead of the Dec. 29 deadline.

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This big guy is Jett. He is a nine-month old St. Bernard/Mastiff, weighing 94 pounds. He is heart worm negative and up to date on shots. Jett is a very friendly puppy who likes to run around outside, knows basic commands, is good around children, other dogs and cats. He is still a puppy, so …

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PARR — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 911 call from a residence located on S.R. 14 in the Parr area, early morning on Dec. 27. After answering, dispatchers just heard an “open line” with talking in the background. The call was disconnected and dispatchers called back …

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RENSSELAER — On Nov. 8, 1930, an air disaster was averted just five miles east of Rensselaer. Local amateur historian Richard Potts recently provided insight into what happened through his own research and that of another historian.

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The Wheatfield Library had initially planned on offering 11 sessions of the Harry Potter Escape Room, but the sessions all filled up within 24 hours of posting to their Facebook page, so they immediately added another 10 sessions, which then filled up the following day.

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DEMOTTE — The DeMotte Town Council debated how to keep sidewalks clear from snow and whether to purchase expensive equipment that will clear sidewalks and much more. Three board members and the town’s clerk/treasurer were administered their oaths of office as they prepared for new terms begi…

ROSELAWN — State Troopers encountered another wrong-way driver on I-65, fortunately, this time there wasn’t a head on crash. On Dec. 26, at approximately 12:10 a.m., Trooper William Carlson was dispatched to a wrong-way vehicle on I-65 northbound near the 240 exit (Lowell exit). The Lowell R…

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While there are many individuals and nonprofit groups that generously give back to their community, one regional business decided to join in the effort this year.

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CARMEL, Ind. , Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Auction Services Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR) announces Michelle Bray, vice president of intellectual property and technology counsel, will expand her responsibilities to include the role of chief privacy officer -- the first in company history. Bray assumes the added responsibility of navigating the complex and changing regulatory landscape as KAR Global leads the evolution into an even more data-driven, technology-enabled company.

A few weeks ago, The Exponent published a story about the Indiana General Assembly’s bill to declare basketball the state sport. In an effort to drive engagement and hear the voice of the people, we asked in our social media tagline what sport you, the reader, thought deserved the title of “official state sport.”

On Thursday night at the NCAA Convention's annual "State of College Sports" plenary session, Mark Emmert, a president rallying his constituents at a time of crisis, delivered a message that was predictably light on detail but heavy on rhetoric meant to build consensus on a shared mission before the attendees returned to their respective campuses. With his association under fire from the ...

WASHINGTON - The gender gap in President Donald Trump's approval rating is a massive 19 percentage points in a new poll. A 7 News/Emerson College poll of registered voters nationwide found 57% of men approved of the job he is doing as president, while only 38% of women approved. That is even higher than the 11 point gender gap in exit polls conducted in the 2016 election, which is tied with ...

BEIJING - As Chinese officials take unprecedented measures to contain the spread of a new respiratory virus of unknown potency, 21 million people at the epicenter of the outbreak are under quarantine and Lunar New Year celebrations around the country have been canceled. Despite the health crisis, millions of people have traveled to their hometowns or abroad for the holiday and will eventually ...

Trump says Mideast peace plan to be unveiled before Tuesday WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said he plans to release the Middle East peace plan that he's been promising since his 2016 campaign, pledging to reveal it before Israeli leaders visit the White House on Tuesday. "Sometime prior to that," Trump told reporters Thursday aboard Air Force One when asked when the White House will put ...