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Police seek public’s help to find sex offender

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance after an investigation concluded that a man allegedly failed to register as a sex or violent offender.

A dealer deals the final hand of blackjack at Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., seconds before the casino closed on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Trump Plaza is the fourth Atlantic City casino to go out of business so far this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

State senator proposes casino for Terre Haute

The state lawmaker wants to move unused games held by the Rising Sun casino near Cincinnati to Terre Haute. If approved, a Terre Haute casino could be ready in 2019.

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12/21 High School Hockey Recap

The top two teams in the city standings went head-to-head on Wednesday night with area leader Carroll earning a comeback win over Bishop Dwenger 5-4 despite Jared Lamothe’s hat trick for the Saints.

State Sen. Jay Chaudhuri, D-Wake, speaks on the senate floor during a special session of the North Carolina General Assembly called to consider repeal of NC HB2 in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. North Carolina's legislature reconvened to see if enough lawmakers are willing to repeal a 9-month-old law that limited LGBT rights, including which bathrooms transgender people can use in public schools and government buildings.  (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

In bitter divide, repeal of North Carolina LGBT law fails

The North Carolina General Assembly was called into a special session about nine months after they passed the law, which tarnished the state’s national image as major corporations decided to pull up stakes, entertainers canceled concerts and the NCAA and ACC moved sporting events away.

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South Bend mayor: Child lead exposure not from water

The city has had a problem with children being exposed to lead in an area of its near northwest side. The area has about 2,000 residents and an high percentage of children up to age 6 with elevated blood-lead levels.