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School tests to keep Hoosier students sharp

Updated: 12/08/2007 - Indiana will soon roll out a new testing program that allows teachers to give short, computer-based quizzes to students throughout the school year.

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State to phase in high-tech quizzes

Posted: 12/07/2007 - The mini-tests for students in kindergarten through eighth grade line up with Indiana teaching standards and can predict whether a student is on track to pass statewide accountability tests.

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BMV sends out 4,000 misprinted identity theft letters

Posted: 12/07/2007 - BMV spokesman Dennis Rosebrough says the letters sent Nov. 29 were part of an effort to investigate discrepancies between BMV records and those from the Social Security Administration.

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Mobile home fire kills 3 in North Manchester

Posted: 12/07/2007 - Firefighters found the home on fire when they arrived shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday at a mobile home park in the community about 30 miles west of Fort Wayne.

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U.S. Attorney, EPA agents raid Hammond aluminum recycling mill

Posted: 12/07/2007 - Representatives from the U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirmed that they executed a search warrant yesterday as part of an investigation of Jupiter Aluminum's recycling operation.

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Inmate escapes after clogging toilet to distract officers

Posted: 12/06/2007 - Twenty-four-year-old Wayne Mitchell was last seen near Charleston. Mitchell was in the Clark County Jail for a probation-violation warrant, but was working yesterday with a crew clearing roadside trash.

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Woman, 82, struck and killed by Hammond bus

Posted: 12/06/2007 - Marie A. Slacian of Hammond had just exited the bus near a Wal-Mart Wednesday afternoon. Police say she apparently slipped while crossing in front of the bus and the driver did not see her.

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Park dedicated to trooper killed in traffic stop

Posted: 12/06/2007 - About 150 people, including state troopers, local police and family members attended the dedication ceremony Wednesday for Master Trooper David Rich Memorial Park.

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Police: Bell ringer sang carol while shoplifting

Posted: 12/06/2007 - Thirty-three-year-old Sean Sayers was arrested on a misdemeanor charge. He's being held in Madison County Jail without bond for allegedly violating terms of probation on a previous case.

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Mourners pack funeral for 3-year-old beating victim

Posted: 12/06/2007 - TaJanay Bailey died November 27th of blunt force trauma to her head, neck and abdomen. Authorities say she was repeatedly beaten for wetting her pants and soiling herself.

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Salvation Army kettle sees glint of gold

Posted: 12/06/2007 - Gerald Cunningham is the bell coordinator with the county's Salvation Army. He found the South African Krugerrand worth about $800 along with damp bills and coins he was drying out on his living room floor.

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Ash Borer now found in Toronto

Posted: 12/05/2007 - Destructive beetle that's wreaked havoc on Michiana ash trees now found in Canada's most populous city.

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Indiana to start local government investment pool

Posted: 12/05/2007 - Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock says the state-run pool will be structured differently than Florida's local government investment fund, which was temporarily shut down recently after a run on funds caused by concerns about subprime mortgages.

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Two Greyhound buses involved in separate crashes on I-65

Posted: 12/05/2007 - In the first accident, a bus spun out of control near Lafayette while headed from Chicago to Indianapolis about 3:18 a.m. Nineteen people were injured, but none of the injuries appeared to be serious.

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Two volunteer firefighters charged with arson

Posted: 12/05/2007 - Twenty-one-year-old Adam Sampson of Tipton is charged with arson, burglary and conspiracy to commit arson, all felonies. Twenty-three-year-old Dustin Ables of Sharpsville is charged with arson and conspiracy. Both of them were released from the Hamilton County Jail on bond yesterday.

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Valpo professor recommends remaining Vick dogs for placement with rescue groups

Posted: 12/05/2007 - Rebecca Huss is an animal law expert and a professor at the Valparaiso University school of law. She submitted a summary report to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia today, the latest step in the process of overseeing the dogs from Vick's Bad Newz Kennels operation.

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Top lawmaker questions local impact of Indiana assessment caps

Posted: 12/05/2007 - Under current law, bills on owner-occupied homes would be capped at 2 percent of their assessments beginning next year. Bills on other property, such as commercial and industrial parcels, would be capped at 3 percent of assessments beginning in 2010.

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