BC-IN--Indiana News Digest 1:30 pm, IN
Aug. 27, 2018
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STALLED SUV DEATHS
SEYMOUR — Hundreds of people filled a southern Indiana high school's parking lot for a vigil honoring four teenagers who were killed Saturday when they were struck while pushing a stalled SUV after attending a birthday party. Officials said the teens were pushing the vehicle after it broke down on Indiana 258 in the rural community of Cortland about 50 miles south of Indianapolis when an SUV driven by a 24-year-old woman struck them from behind. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMNG: 250 words. AP Photos pursuing.
AUTO EXECUTIVE CHARGED
DETROIT — A former Fiat Chrysler executive was sentenced to 5 ½ years in federal prison Monday in a scheme to curry favor with union officials by showering them with cash and gifts. Former head of labor relations Alphons Iacobelli admitted that he turned the budget of a company-sponsored training center into a slush fund. He's the highest-ranking company official sentenced thus far in a federal probe that includes training centers at General Motors and Ford.
AROUND THE STATE:
IU HEALTH-DRESS CODE
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's largest health system has decided to revise its dress code policy to reflect the desires of the many millennials on staff. The Indianapolis Star reports that Indiana University Health has updated its dress code to allow nurses and other staff to show their tattoos and to have non-natural hair colors for the first time. The changes also include allowing employees to choose their socks and sport logos on their shoes. SENT: 130 words. UPCIO
— BISON ESCAPE-INDIANA: Police have warned residents of a northern Indiana community not to approach a herd of bison that escaped from a nearby farm.
— GARTH BROOKS-NOTRE DAME: Country star Garth Brooks has set a late October date for his University of Notre Dame show that will be the first-ever music concert at the school's football stadium.
— CARTER-LETTERMAN-HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: Former President Jimmy Carter and comedian David Letterman have helped launch a Habitat for Humanity building blitz in northern Indiana. With AP Photos.
— INDIANA SCHOOLS-LEAD LEVELS: More than 900 Indiana public schools have had their water fixtures tested for lead levels under a state-funded program.
— CAMP ATTERBURY-COMMUNITY DAY: The Indiana National Guard's Camp Atterbury training base in central Indiana is inviting the public to its upcoming annual community day.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says receiver Tarik Black will be out for weeks with a broken right foot. Harbaugh told reporters Monday it has not been determined whether Black needs surgery. The 14th-ranked Wolverines open the season at No. 12 Notre Dame on Saturday. Michigan has not won a true road game against a ranked team since winning at Notre Dame in 2006. The 14th-ranked Wolverines have a shot to stop the 0-16 streak. By Larry Lage. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.
After suspending Morgan Ellison indefinitely last week, the Indiana Hoosiers are running toward Plan B in Saturday's opener at Florida International. They could go with Cole Gest, their second-leading rusher last season. They could go with Mike Majette, the steady senior. They could go with redshirt senior Ricky Brookins or freshman Stevie Scott. Or they could use all four. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos by 7 p.m. ET.
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm knows who his starting quarterback will be in Thursday night's season opener against Northwestern. So do Elijah Sindelar and David Blough, the two who have been battling for the No. 1 job. And yet, none of three will so much drop a hint as to who it might be. By Michael Marot. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos by 6 p.m. ET.
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