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IU medical researcher gets $2M parasite grant

An Indianapolis scientist has won a federal grant to find ways of combating a dangerous parasite that's infected an estimated 60 million Americans.
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Indiana voucher schools return $4M in overpayments

The study released Wednesday by the Indiana Non-Public Education Association shows that 80 of the more than 300 private schools in the voucher program were overpaid $3.9 million over three years.
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Federal judge rejects NCAA concussions deal

A federal judge in Chicago rejected a proposed $75 million class-action head injury settlement with the NCAA on Wednesday, portraying the deal as too unwieldy and potentially underfunded and urging both sides to go back to the drawing board.
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Indiana high court issues order upholding labor law

The Indiana Supreme Court has issued an order throwing out the last remaining constitutional challenge to Indiana's right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees.
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Fed promises 'patient' approach to a rate increase

The Federal Reserve is edging closer to raising interest rates from record lows but Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she foresees no rate increase during the first quarter of 2015.
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Oliver Luck leaving West Virginia for position at NCAA

West Virginia University Athletic Director Oliver Luck, the father of Colts QB Andrew Luck, is joining the Indianapolis-based NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs.
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Sources: U.S., Cuba seek to normalize diplomatic relations

The United States and Cuba will start talks on normalizing full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades, American officials said Wednesday.
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Indiana senator plans medical marijuana proposal

Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, said she'll introduce a bill for the upcoming legislative session to allow people with certain health problems to legally use marijuana.
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Congress votes to extend tax breaks through 2014

Banks, retailers, commuters and teachers will keep their temporary tax breaks for another year after Congress gave final approval Tuesday to a massive tax package affecting millions of businesses and individuals.
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Southwest bag workers picketing over flight delays

Southwest Airlines workers picketed and handed out leaflets to passengers in Indianapolis, Denver and 14 other airports across the country Tuesday
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