It’s been a very eventful week for the Green Bay Packers’ roster. The team has officially added Aaron Rodgers, who reported to training camp after months of being away from the team. Green Bay also traded for one of his favorite wide receivers in Randall Cobb. Now, the team has...
It was around Christmas 2015 when Mark Laesch noticed something. A sports star at Normal Community High in the early 1970s and then an Indiana University baseball standout who'd kept in shape since, he'd begun having weakness after going out on a run. A month later, he went to his...
“They didn't get vaccinated.” Those words from President Biden summed up why his administration made a critical shift in its COVID policies, from mask recommendations to mandatory shots for federal workers. And that represents a third stage of government policy, toward a more confrontational approach to “them” — the increasingly demonized unvaccinated class that is roughly half of America.
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Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against a former Indiana University doctoral student who was accused of spying for the Chinese government. The U.S. attorney for Indiana’s southern district alleged Zhao Kaikai lied on his 2018 visa application to enter the United States and study at IU. Zhao, who is no longer listed as an IU student, was pursuing a doctorate in informatics and studying artificial intelligence.
Monroe County, INFox 59
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Monroe County has taken a step Friday, working to reinstate their county-wide mask mandate. Leaders believe this could go into effect as early as next Wednesday, Aug. 4 requiring everyone, regardless of vaccine history to mask while inside public places like restaurants. Like before, you won’t need...
Calling Larry Bird ‘The Hick From French Lick,’ Wasn’t Entirely Accurate, According to a Former Celtic: ‘Larry Is the 1 of the Smartest Pragmatic People I Know’
In the pantheon of sports nicknames, “The Hick from French Lick” probably isn’t the most flattering one around. Larry Bird, however, proved that not every name is an accurate depiction of reality. According to one of Bird’s old teammates, the nickname couldn’t be any further from the truth. While Bird...
Late last month, the Indiana Hoosiers put out a key offer in the 2023 recruiting cycle. Mike Woodson and his new staff decided to offer 2023 prospect Owen Freeman. Freeman comes out of Bradley, Illinois and is largely unrated by the national scouting services. However, he is attracting some serious midwestern attention and is listed at 6-foot-9 and 220 pounds by 247Sports. Along with Indiana, he also has offers from Butler, Illinois, Iowa, Marquette, Michigan State, Ohio State, Purdue, and Wisconsin among others.
Swimming & SurfingHerald Times
It was a scene that might have been pulled from the “Hoosiers” movie script. U.S. coach Dave Durden and former Elkhart Central swimmer Lindsay Mintenko, national team managing director, laid it out for them. Swim these times, all in the same race, and you four will set a world record...
The joint City of Bloomington/Indiana University task force convened by Mayor John Hamilton to recommend new name options for Jordan Avenue has completed its report. Starting in April, the renaming task force reviewed more than 500 names submitted to the City’s website by members of the public to develop their unanimous recommendations for the road’s two sections:
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The longtime chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis plans to retire next year after seven years as the urban campus' top administrator. School officials announced Nasser H. Paydar's pending retirement Thursday. He has served as chancellor of IUPUI and executive vice president for Indiana University since...
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TOKYO – Despite being the seventh seed heading into the final, Zach Apple and Team USA won gold in the final swimming event of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the 400m Medley Relay, in a world record time of 3:26.78 at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Saturday night. With one...
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NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana university is restoring its chime bells in preparation for ringing in its 100th anniversary next year. Manchester University has hired The Verdin Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, to remove and refurbish the existing 10 bells, create four additional bells, and build a new tower structure.
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Len Fromm’s lawyer shares what he’s learned. Positively Conflicted is the right book for any lawyer seeking a rich and fulfilling life, which is a larger category than one’s career. According to the author, lawyer-meditator Sam Ardery, we get to this highly desirable endpoint by getting good at conflict. On...
Larry Bird Made $24 Million in the NBA but Refused to Appear at a Neighbor’s Bar Mitzvah for $25,000
During his time on the NBA hardwood, Larry Bird earned a reputation as one of the top talents in all of basketball. As you might expect, that star status brought him both fame and fortune. While the forward earned a shade over $24 million with the Boston Celtics, he wasn’t exactly prepared to sell out in pursuit of the almighty dollar.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Indiana University community is mourning the passing of trustee Melanie S. Walker, who was appointed to the IU Board of Trustees by then-Gov. Mike Pence in 2016. Among her many professional and civic roles, Walker was an active member of the boards for the Indiana Economic...
Swimming & SurfingWashington Post
TOKYO — Any Olympian leaves the Olympics with Olympic-size memories, stories to retell for a lifetime. Some are glorious. Some are painful. Some are even unjust. There, on a pool deck in Munich in 1972, sat Tim McKee, completely spent after the 400-meter individual medley. Moments earlier, he had blinked his eyes clear, looked at the scoreboard, saw a “1” next to his name and thought: “Oh, [expletive]! I won!” A blink later, his eyes moved up the board to the name of Sweden’s Gunnar Larsson, whose name was also marked with a “1.”
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The jab or else: Over 580 universities demand students get an “experimental” injection to attend in-person classes
So the question is whether schools, employers and other entities can require the COVID shot as a condition of enrollment or employment? Because the fact is, hundreds of universities are now demanding their students to roll up their sleeves and join the worldwide drug trial if they want to pursue their education.