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BLOOMINGTON – When Indiana tight end Peyton Hendershot found out he was voted a team captain prior to the start of this season, he at first cried.

INDIANAPOLIS — Republicans in the Indiana House approved updated maps for congressional and state House and Senate districts for the next 10 years with no Democratic votes Thursday. The chamber's final approval was 67-31 with one Republican voting against the maps.

This week, Indiana lawmakers will very likely approve legislative maps for Congress and those for the Indiana House and Senate. Critics say the maps were not drawn to create competitive races, but instead, the districts were gerrymandered for Republicans to keep their overwhelming majorities in the legislature. I will have to respectfully disagree with my friends and colleagues.

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Tim Sturgess began his television career 30 years ago as a weekend sportscaster in Lubbock, Texas. By the time he came to WTWO and WAWV in 2008, he had risen to the position of general manager, overseeing all the stations' operations rather than merely keeping track of teams' scores

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The Indiana House added a proposed Senate redistricting map to the bill that already included propos d House and congressional maps on a mostly partisan vote Wednesday. The Senate map was introduced just a day before being placed in HB 1581 without public testimony.

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Kitchel, Clifton “Jay,” 78, of Logansport, a celebration of Jay’s life will take place at 8 p.m. today in Fisher Funeral Chapel. Jay’s brother, Mike, will officiate at the service. Burial, in Ever Rest Memorial Park, will take place at a later date. Family and friends are invited to gather f…

Kniesly, Virginia Barnes “Ginna,” 99, Logansport, a memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. today at St. James Lutheran Church, 430 Ninth St., Logansport. Pastor K. C. Dehning will officiate. A reception will follow in the church’s Fellowship Hall.