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Prosecutor to seek death penalty against murder suspect in IMPD officer Perry Renn’s death

indystar.com — Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry will announce that the death penalty will be sought for the man accused of fatally shooting IMPD Officer Perry Renn. Major Davis Jr., 25, is charged with murder in connection with the July 5 shooting death of Officer Renn.
Aug 19, 2014

Prosecutor to seek death penalty against murder suspect in IMPD officer Perry Renn's death indy.st/VDpiWn via @indystar

Aug 19, 2014

Prosecutor to seek death penalty against Major Davis Jr. in IMPD officer Perry Renn's death indy.st/VDpiWn via @indystar

Aug 19, 2014

RT @DianaPenner: Prosecutor to seek death penalty against murder suspect in IMPD officer Perry Renn's death indy.st/VDpiWn

Aug 19, 2014

Prosecutor to seek death penalty against murder suspect in IMPD officer Perry Renn's death indy.st/VDpiWn via @indystar

Aug 19, 2014

An update: Prosecutor to seek death penalty against murder suspect in IMPD officer Perry Renn's death indy.st/VDpiWn via @indystar

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Plainfield soccer team to pay tribute to Haris Suleman

indystar.com — Family and friends of Haris Suleman, the Plainfield teen killed in an airplane crash off American Samoa, are coping with his death by following the mantra "Live Like Haris." With those words in mind, Suleman's teammates on the Plainfield High School Quakers boys soccer team are kicking off the season with a tribute to him at their first game tonight.
Aug 19, 2014

Plainfield soccer team pays tribute to fallen teammate Haris Suleman. indy.st/VDf9ca via @indystar

Aug 19, 2014

RT @indystar: Plainfield soccer team today pays tribute to fallen teammate Haris Suleman. indy.st/VDf9ca

Aug 19, 2014

RT @ScottEHorner: Soccer team from @phsquakers @QuakerSports honors student who was killed while flying around the world. indy.st/Xz3z3G

Aug 19, 2014

RT @indystar: Plainfield soccer team today pays tribute to fallen teammate Haris Suleman. indy.st/VDf9ca

Aug 19, 2014

RT @indystar: Plainfield soccer team today pays tribute to fallen teammate Haris Suleman. indy.st/VDf9ca

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Ice Bucket Challenge: Does it help against ALS or is it all wet?

indystar.com — Janell Mohr didn't go to her three-month checkup with her neurologist expecting to get soaking set. But soon after her appointment, there she sat in the garden outside the clinic at the IU Health Neuroscience Center on West 16th Street with ice-cold water dripping down her hair.

Josh Kaufman joins Circle of Lights lineup

indystar.com — Initial auditions for public scheduled for Oct. 4 and Oct. 7 Josh Kaufman will join opera star Angela Brown as a headliner for the 52nd edition of Circle of Lights on Monument Circle. The Nov. 28 show also features entertainers chosen through auditions. The first auditions will be 9 a.m.

Hoosier Mike Hatton hits big screen with "Live Nude Girls"

indystar.com — "So a Midwestern guy inherits an L.A. strip club..." It sounds the beginning of a bad joke, but it's the premise of a great comedy written by one of Indiana's own. Mike Hatton moved from Hobart to Hollywood more than 10 years ago with a degree from Indiana State University and a dream.

Columbus North's Speidel commits to Vermont

indystar.com — Columbus North senior forward Josh Speidel announced his commitment to Vermont today at his school. The 6-7 Speidel, who averaged 17.2 points and 9.3 rebounds last season and was named an IndyStar Indiana Junior All-Star, also considered Ball State, Illinois-Chicago, Loyola of Chicago. Speidel took only one official visit during the recruiting process, to Vermont.
Aug 19, 2014

With 4 Indiana kids on @UVMmbb's roster, @benandjerrys will be coming out with new flavor: Hoosier Honey Nut Crunch: indy.st/1w5dKvY

Aug 19, 2014

With 4 Indiana kids on @UVMmbb's roster, @benandjerrys will be coming out with new flavor: Hoosier Hazelnut Crunch: indy.st/1w5dKvY

Aug 19, 2014

RT @MattGlenesk: University of Vermont basketball team will soon have same number of Indiana kids on scholarship as #iubb: indy.st/1w5dKvY

Aug 19, 2014

University of Vermont basketball team will soon have same number of Indiana kids on scholarship as #iubb: indy.st/1w5dKvY

Aug 19, 2014

Columbus North's Speidel commits to Vermont indy.st/VCLy2q Joins Carmel's Zach McRoberts, Ben Davis' Harry Wills per @kyleneddenriep

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Indiana linebackers set optimistic goals for 2014

Lawmakers discuss deer import ban, as feds decide against it

indystar.com — Federal agricultural officials say they will not restrict the interstate shipment of captive deer - despite disease concerns raised by scientists and six members of Congress. That decision, outlined in a letter from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, comes as a summer study committee made up of Indiana lawmakers met Tuesday to consider - among other things - a possible ban on deer imports.
Aug 19, 2014

Indiana lawmakers discuss deer import ban, as feds decide against it indy.st/1oP8WH2 via @indystar

Aug 19, 2014

Here's the story from all those tweets earlier from that captive-deer study session #BuckFever indystar.com/story/news/201…

Eron Gordon's appeal heard today by IHSAA review committee

indystar.com — The Indiana High School Athletic Association review committee heard the appeal for junior basketball standout Eron Gordon's eligibility during a three-hour session at the IHSAA on Tuesday. The review committee did not immediately issue a decision on whether or not to uphold IHSAA commissioner Bobby Cox's ruling that Gordon is ineligible for the upcoming season after transferring from North Central to Cathedral "for athletic reasons."
Aug 19, 2014

RT @KyleNeddenriep: IHSAA review committee heard Eron Gordon case today. Decision expected in eight business days. indy.st/1sSwqgc

Aug 19, 2014

IHSAA review committee heard Eron Gordon case today. Decision expected in eight business days. indy.st/1sSwqgc

Aug 19, 2014

Eron Gordon's appeal heard today by IHSAA review committee. They have 8 days to decide his fate: indy.st/1oalgeW

Sports marketing firm expands in Carmel

indystar.com — A sports marketing company is expanding its Carmel headquarters and creating an anticpated 36 new jobs by 2018. U/S Sports Advisors, a sports and entertainment marketing agency, plans to spend $1.1 million toward the expansion at 250 E. 96th Street, according to an Indiana Economic Development Corp. release.

40 not-to-to-be missed fall festivals (plus 1 summer event)

indystar.com — Hayrides to a pumpkin patch? An art gallery brought to your local street fair? It's fall in Indiana and that means festival time. Here's a list of seasonal favorites along with some "don't miss" features. * Greekfest: An event featuring live music and dancing, authentic food and pastries, Greek wine and craft brews.

Carmel tops 6A in initial Associated Press poll

indystar.com — Here's a look at the first Associated Press high school football poll of the season: Class 6A Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Carmel (5) 0-0 394 - 2. Warren Central (8) 0-0 366 - 3. Ben Davis (7) 0-0 354 - 4. Center Grove - 0-0 270 - (tie)Penn (3) 0-0 270 - 6.
Aug 19, 2014

Carmel tops 6A in initial Associated Press poll for Indiana high school football. indy.st/1oOzkkt

Aug 19, 2014

Carmel (6A), Cathedral (5A) and Cardinal Ritter (2A) all start No. 1 in initial high school football poll of season. indy.st/1qneGDt

Aug 19, 2014

The first Associated Press high school football poll is out. No. 1 in 6A? A hint: it's a MIC team. indy.st/1qneGDt

IndySportsDay: George Hill, Robert Mathis do ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

indystar.com — Hill was accompanied by Paul George and Chris Copeland who helped fill up a tub of ice water. Instead of dumping the water on his head, Hill decided to fall down into a tub of water. On his Instagram account Hill said he was going to do it everyday and challenge people.
Aug 19, 2014

RT @indystar: WATCH: George Hill, Reggie Miller, Robert Mathis & #Colts players accept #IceBucketChallenge: indy.st/1pYp2w8 http://t…

Aug 19, 2014

RT @indystar: WATCH: George Hill, Reggie Miller, Robert Mathis & #Colts players accept #IceBucketChallenge: indy.st/1pYp2w8 http://t…

Latest ruling overturning same-sex marriage ban makes Indiana governor a party to suit

indystar.com — A federal judge ruled Tuesday on the last remaining same-sex marriage case in Indiana, once again overturning the state's ban on gay marriage, at least in part. In his ruling, Judge Richard Young struck down Indiana's ban on recognizing same-sex marriages that are performed in other states.
Aug 19, 2014

Latest ruling overturning same-sex marriage ban makes Indiana governor a party to suit. indy.st/1oPrXcl via @indystar

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

indystar.com — Dr. Robert Pascuzzi, IU neurologist and ALS researcher, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Tuesday, August 19, 2014, afternoon as his patients and co-worker doused him with ice water.
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