Notre Dame Sociology professor Richard Williams sits at his desk on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, Oct. 14, 2014 in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Church-based institutions ponder same-sex benefits

Many religious-based institutions are making no changes or sitting on the sideline, perhaps waiting to see if the U.S. Supreme Court will settle whether gay couples should be able to marry in every state.

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Citilink’s holiday schedule

Citilink will not operate Fixed Route or Access bus services on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.

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Indiana county’s agribusiness rules still evolving

With more than two years elapsed since county commissioners signed the state’s only agribusiness ordinance into effect in Hancock County, stakeholders in the issue are continuing to tweak the regulations in hopes of getting to what planners originally envisioned.

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ACLU sues over South Bend social media policy

The lawsuit contends the policy approved by the South Bend Common Council and scheduled to go in force in February violates city council members’ First Amendment rights.