Komets post perfect 2-0-0 for week 8

The Komets were a perfect 2-0-0 for week 8 of 2017-18 gaining four points and improving to 10-6-2 and 22 points after 18 games.

National, local acts to perform in weekend Christmas concert

The Christmas Story Concert will feature Ernie & Jason Couch Revival, Community Men’s Chorus, The Lutheran Men of Song and the Whispering Meadows Elementary School Honors Choir. Proceeds from the event will support the Ossian Food Pantry.

Semis, vehicles collide on US 30

Police and medics were called around 9:45 a.m. Monday to U.S. 30 and C.R. 800 East, near the Steel Dynamics, Inc. plant, on a report of a crash there.

Graduate students argue against taxing tuition waivers


Many schools waive tuition for graduate students as a benefit for pursuing advanced degrees, and it’s not taxed as income, but a House tax bill would make the amount of the tuition waiver taxable.

Billy Bush says Trump ‘Access Hollywood’ tape is real

The video shows Trump, who was the star of “The Apprentice,” riding on an “Access Hollywood” bus with then-host Bush. At one point, Trump describes trying to have sex with a married woman. He also brags about women letting him kiss and grab them because he is famous.

Ex-US Rep Brown to be sentenced for fraud

Brown, a Democrat who was one of the first three African-Americans to be elected to Congress from Florida since Reconstruction, could spend the rest of her life in prison.

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Students call for removal of Christopher Columbus murals

More than 340 students, employees and alumni signed an open letter against the paintings published in the university’s student newspaper, the Observer. The letter says the paintings in an administrative building are equivalent to a Confederate monument.

Masterful Russell Wilson leads Seahawks past Eagles 24-10

Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, the last a 15-yard strike to J.D. McKissic with 7:29 left, and the Seattle Seahawks stayed in the NFC playoff hunt with a 24-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.