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Purdue Wins Big Ten Hoops Opener

Posted On January 01, 2015

(West Lafayette, IN) -- Purdue is celebrating a win in its Big Ten Conference opener after downing Minnesota 72-68 in basketball from Mackey Arena in West Lafayette. Head coach Matt Painter says his team battled down the stretch even though everything didn't go their way.   Kendall Stephens had 19 points to lead the Boilermakers,…

New Laws Increase Minimum Wage, Privacy, Motor Scooter Regulation

Posted On January 01, 2015

(Undated) -- Hundreds of new laws go into effect across the nation on January 1st. They include increases in states' minimum wage, more privacy protection in public places, ID badges for health care providers and more regulation for motor scooters. Nineteen states are raising their minimum wage on New Year's Day. The bonuses range from…

New Moped, Scooter Laws Take Effect January 1st

Posted On December 31, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- New rules take effect Thursday for scooters and mopeds. Beginning January 1st, state law will require those with an engine less than 50-cubic centimeters to have a license plate. The plate will be colored differently than those for higher-powered mopeds and will cost 26-dollars-35-cents per year. Owners must also take a street…

Five Flu Deaths Reported In Indiana

Posted On December 31, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- State officials say the seasonal scourge of the flu has claimed the lives of five Hoosiers. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, those killed were all more than 65-years-old. A flu shot is recommended for anyone who hasn't had one yet, especially the very young and very old.

Tickets Still Available For Sunday’s Colts Game

Posted On December 31, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Tickets are still available for the Colts' AFC wildcard playoff game against the Bengals. If the game isn't sold out at least 72-hours prior to kickoff, NFL regulations prohibit it from being shown in television markets within 75-miles. That means all tickets must be purchased by Thursday at 1 p.m.