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For the first time, more than 4 in 10 US women are obese

Obesity rates for men and women in the U.S. had been roughly the same for about a decade. But in recent years, women have surged ahead and now just over 40 percent of women are obese, compared to 35 percent of men.

Ava Bulter expressed interest in opening a strip club at the old Sliders location in Angola in August 2012.

Federal judge tosses Angola strip club case

Alva and Sandra Butler, owner’s of Fort Wayne’s Showgirls III, sued the city of Angola after it changed zoning rules to prevent the couple from opening a strip club.


July 4 fireworks show set

The Fourth of July fireworks show will be held Monday, July 4 at 10 p.m., firing off from the Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne.

FILE - In this June 2, 2016 file photo, Brock Turner, right, makes his way into the Santa Clara Superior Courthouse in Palo Alto, Calif. A letter written by Turner's father was made public over the weekend by a Stanford law professor who wants the judge in the case removed from office because Brock Turner's sentencing. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group via AP, File)

Judge in Stanford sex assault case called fair, respected

A judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman used to play lacrosse at the school a few miles down the road from his courtroom, where attorneys said that he is respected and fair.

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Clinton ready to break one glass ceiling

As the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton is acknowledging her distinction as the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major party.

Purdue coach Sharon Versyp cheers her team during the first half of Purdue's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 73-59. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Purdue’s Sharon Versyp signs six-year extension

Purdue women’s basketball head coach Sharon Versyp received a six-year contract extension from athletics director Morgan Burke on Monday, securing her tenure with the Boilermakers through the 2021-22 season.