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NCAA Sweet 16 In Progress

Posted On March 27, 2015

(Undated) -- Kentucky, Notre Dame and Wisconsin are into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Top-seeded Kentucky held fifth-seeded West Virginia to 24-percent shooting in a 78-39 rout in Cleveland, keeping ts perfect season in tact. The Wildcats, who improved to 37-and-0, will face third-seeded Notre Dame in the Midwest Regional final on Saturday…

Backlash Begins Against Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- An Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays is generating plenty of backlash a day hours after Governor Mike Pence signed the so-called "Religious Freedom Bill." Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff announced that the San Francisco-based company will immediately cancel all travel to Indiana. The law allows businesses in the…

NCAA Concerned How New Indiana Law Might Affect Gays

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The NCAA is expressing concern over an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays. Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill that would prohibit state and local laws that "substantially burden" the ability of people, businesses and associations to follow their religious beliefs. NCAA President Mark Emmert…

Controversial Indiana Religious Freedom Bill To Be Signed Today

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- A controversial religious freedom bill will be signed into law by Indiana Governor Mike Pence today. The law allows businesses in the state to refuse service to gay customers by saying it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Critics say the measure will allow businesses to legally discriminate against residents. Several major conventions…

Pence Declares Emergency Over HIV Outbreak

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Scottsburg, IN) -- Governor Pence is declaring a public health emergency in Scott County because of an HIV outbreak. Seventy-two cases have been confirmed, but doctors expect that number to increase as they continue to contact people tied to the infected patients. Pence says he's working with health officials to find a way to stop…