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Why Indy must invest in early childhood education

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.

September 19, 2014 12:56 pm Related

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Chicago mayor says students read 2.7 million books

CHICAGO | Chicago Public School students read 2.7 million books this summer as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, officials announced Monday

September 16, 2014 8:02 am

Toronto's Rob Ford withdraws from mayor's race

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing his re-election bid.

September 12, 2014 12:08 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Long-term forecast gets cold shoulder

September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

August 29, 2014 7:04 am
EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

EPA: Petcoke piles violate Clean Air Act

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The EPA on Tuesday said the piles violate the Clean Air Act.

June 04, 2014 8:01 am
Pollution board to consider Quinn's petcoke regs

Pollution board to consider Quinn's petcoke regs

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns.

January 23, 2014 7:13 am
Deal requires removal of Chicago's 'petcoke' piles

Deal requires removal of Chicago's 'petcoke' piles

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns.

December 19, 2013 7:52 am
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, in late October is watered down where it is stored along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side. The byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparked waves of environmental concerns. The rapid increase in petcoke pile…

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

A large mound of petroleum coke, or petcoke, is seen in the background near a residential neighborhood on Chicago's Southeast Side. The volume and size of petcoke piles has grown sharply — especially in the Midwest and has sparked new waves of environmental concerns.

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Petroleum coke, or petcoke, is stored in late October on barges on the Calumet River near the Chicago Skyway Bridge in Chicago. The grainy black byproduct of oil refining has been piling up along Midwest shipping channels and sparking a new wave of environmental concerns. The volume and size…

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Piles of Midwest 'petcoke' raising residents' ire

Susanna Gomez, 37, puts a sock on her 5-year-old daughter, Mariah Burgos, as she talks about living near the the Calumet River and industrial sites on Chicago's Southeast Side where petroleum coke, or petcoke, is stored. Listening to the interview is Gomez's 3-year-old grandson Aerien Pachec…

November 25, 2013 4:48 pm
Chicago council approves $500M Wrigley renovations

Chicago council approves $500M Wrigley renovations

CHICAGO | Chicago's City Council gave final approval Wednesday to a $500 million renovation of historic Wrigley Field that includes its first massive Jumbotron, improved facilities for the players in the bowels of the 99-year-old ballpark and a hotel across the street.

July 24, 2013 5:00 pm
Chicago council approves $500M Wrigley renovations

Chicago council approves $500M Wrigley renovations

An artist rendering provided May 1 by the Cubs showed planned renovations at Wrigley Field. On Wednesday, Chicago City Council aldermen are set to vote on proposed renovations at the historic ballpark. Under the deal, the Cubs agreed not to erect outfield signs in addition to a Jumbotron in …

July 24, 2013 1:16 pm
Indianapolis aims to become top center for cricket

Indianapolis aims to become top center for cricket

INDIANAPOLIS | The Midwestern city best known for its basketball and auto racing is gearing up for a proper game of cricket — the ball-and-bat sport most Americans know only from British films or by surfing through international sports channels.

July 04, 2013 5:00 pm
Indianapolis aims to become top center for cricket

Indianapolis aims to become top center for cricket

Jatin Patel discusses the rules and how to play a game of cricket before a match May 16 in Indianapolis.

July 04, 2013 1:13 pm
Turbo Taurus is tops in fuel mileage

Turbo Taurus is tops in fuel mileage

Don't expect to find a four-cylinder engine in a big, roomy, 17-foot-long sedan?

March 09, 2013 1:58 pm
Roomy 2013 Pilot is award winner

Roomy 2013 Pilot is award winner

The Honda Pilot remains the most fuel-efficient eight-passenger sport utility vehicle for 2013, is rated above average in predicted reliability and offers a comfortable ride and versatile cargo hauling.

January 13, 2013 8:00 am
Chicago's next prosecutor to be more of an insider

Chicago's next prosecutor to be more of an insider

CHICAGO | The lanky, soft-spoken lawman from New York arrived in Chicago with a mandate to clean up corruption-plagued Illinois. And after a decade on the job, Patrick Fitzgerald had helped put two successive governors and a long procession of other public officials behind bars.

January 02, 2013 7:45 pm
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