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ANDREA NEAL: Indiana University began as 'seminary' in 1820

ANDREA NEAL: Indiana University began as 'seminary' in 1820

When the first classes were held in 1824, Indiana University had one professor, 10 male students, and no building to call its own. The only subjects offered were Latin and Greek. Today, more than 3,000 professors teach 47,000 students on a campus graced by limestone buildings and woodland pa…

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Anti-abortion activists turn out for doctor's hearing

CROWN POINT | More than three dozen anti-abortion activists showed up Thursday for a hearing in the case of a physician charged with failing to report within three days an abortion he performed on a 13-year-old girl in 2012.

April 24, 2014 6:15 pm

LaPorte school's chief has new job

LAPORTE | Judith DeMuth, superintendent of the LaPorte Community School Corp., has been named the new chief for Monroe County schools.

March 28, 2011 5:45 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Combine government services to ease financial burden

Last fall, Indiana's voters approved an amendment to the Indiana Constitution capping the amount of property tax dollars that can be raised from individual properties. In effect, this placed a ceiling on the revenue available to local governments — a long-term limitation that's even more sev…

January 22, 2011 12:00 am
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