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Godspeed, John Glenn: Former astronaut, U.S. senator dies at 95

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Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has died in Ohio. He was 95.Read more

Group hopes to raise cigarettes $1.50 per pack

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Smokers will pay $1.50 more for a pack of cigarettes in Indiana if a group of healthcare and business leaders get their way.Read more

Rex Tillerson of Exxon Mobil expected to be named Trump's Secretary of State

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Donald Trump is expected to nominate Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday.Read more

As 114th Congress limped to a close, uncertainty is ahead

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The 114th Congress has limped to a close. It was a tumultuous two-year period of partisan acrimony punctuated by the occasional burst of bipartisan deal-making in the waning days of Barack Obama's presidency.Read more

Patrons use dough to back pizza place targeted by fake news

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There's at least a slice of good news for a pizza restaurant in the nation's capital caught up in fake news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats.Read more

Trump team dismisses report Russian hacking was to help Trump win

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Donald Trump's transition team appeared to take a swipe at the Central Intelligence Agency Friday and call the spy agency "the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction."Read more

Congress averts shutdown, backs spending bill

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Congress has averted a government shutdown - with less than hour to spare.Read more

New CIB ticket policy makes suite tickets a tougher get for board members

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A policy approved by the CIB Friday morning will make suite tickets at the city's sports venues harder to come by for board members.Read more

AFL-CIO stands with local union leader after Trump tweets

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Friday morning the AFL-CIO having a press conference at the Steelworkers Local 1999 Union Hall in Indianapolis to discuss the implications of President-Elect Donald Trump's Twitter attack on Local Union President Chuck Jones.Read more

The Latest: South Korean lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye

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The South Korean President had been mired in a corruption scandal involving her childhood friend.Read more

Steelworkers stand behind union president in Trump spat

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Fellow steelworkers are standing up in support of their union president, who has come under attack from President-elect Donald Trump.Read more

Former British Prime Minister Cameron speaks at DePauw University

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Former British Prime Minister David Cameron was in central Indiana Thursday night for a speech at DePauw University.Read more