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Rose-Hulman Names New Leader

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Board of Trustees, voted unanimously Thursday to name Robert A. Coons as the institute’s 16th president, effective immediately. Coons, who has been serving as acting president since the

LeapFrog Hospital Grades Released

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – On Wednesday, fall hospital grades were released across the country by the LeapFrog Group. The company compiles data from Medicare to create the grades which are based on patient safety and other hospital

McAlister’s Coming To Terre Haute

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Terre Haute has recently lost two chain restaurants. Chili’s and Fuddruckers have both recently closed. No word yet on what might happen to the Chili’s location but the former Fuddruckers will be turned

Sears Struggles To Save Itself

UNDATED – Sears has a little more breathing room to turn its sinking ship around. A bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved Sears’ plan to auction off about 500 stores. The auction is central to the company’s mission

Indiana Sues Drug Company Over Opioid Epidemic

INDIANAPOLIS  — The state of Indiana is suing the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, alleging that its actions played a role in fueling the state’s opioid epidemic. The Marion County suit says Purdue Pharma violated Indiana’s Deceptive

Sullivan Restaurant Destroyed By Overnight Fire

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind – The Kat-A-Corner Diner on the south side of Sullivan at SR 54 and Section Street went up in flames overnight. Fire crews were called out just after midnight and found heavy smoke and

Death Investigation At Terre Haute Federal Prison

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Terre Haute. According to a press release, 68-year-old Robert Neal was found dead in his cell on Saturday. Officials