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IPFW police respond to UC Berkeley protests

Protests against a scheduled speaker at UC Berkeley turned hostile and dangerous. Police eventually had to cancel the event. They said those who vandalized and created a dangerous environment were from an outside group. IPFW Chief of Police Steve Kimbrough thought campus police in California did a great job intervening when they had no choice.

The Colorado Rivers flows out of its banks Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Wharton, Texas. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Congress clears measure to scrap Obama coal mining rule

The Interior Department said in announcing the rule in December that it would protect 6,000 miles of streams and 52,000 acres of forests, preventing coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby waters.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right, sits behind the drivers wheel of Tesla Motors Type S electric vehicle as drives up to a meeting in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Perry, the former and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, arrived at the meeting with statewide GOP lawmakers and officials across the street from the state Capitol. He is trying to persuade Tesla Motors, based in Palo Alto, to build a $5 billion battery plant in Texas. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Tesla gets reprieve under protectionist Indiana bill

Tesla sells cars directly to consumers, cutting out third-party auto dealerships and giving them a competitive advantage. A bill that prohibits direct car sales would have driven the company from doing business in the state.

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GOP leadership: Time for serious discussion on Sunday sales

Grocery chains, convenience stores and pharmacies have pushed for years to have Indiana’s eight decades-old ban lifted but a compromise has been elusive. This year’s proposal creates a supplemental dealer’s permit for Sunday sales.

A stretch of U.S. 27 through Fort Wayne will be repaved.

US 27 through Fort Wayne set to be repaved

U.S. 27 will be resurfaced from Paulding Road to Edgewood Avenue in Fort Wayne. The project could be bid out in late 2017 and construction would begin in 2018 or later.