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Judge sentences Cowherd to 4 years

A Waynetown man who was shot by police last year after pointing a weapon toward officers at his home apologized in court Thursday as his sentence was handed down. Jason W. Cowherd, 31, was …

National news
The Latest: Diplomat says he overheard Trump-Sondland call
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine (all times local): 9:55 a.m. A Foreign …
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Witness denounces ‘fictional’ Ukraine election interference
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former White House Russia analyst sternly warned Republican lawmakers in the impeachment probe Thursday to quit …
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Judge temporarily stops 1st federal execution in 16 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily halted the first federal execution in 16 years as a lawsuit on how the …
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Ex-British Consulate staff says Chinese police tortured him
BEIJING (AP) — A former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong says he was detained and tortured by Chinese secret …
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Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will announce on Thursday that he will retire after more than three years …
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Bercow speaks out on Trump, dubs Brexit a 'historic mistake'
LONDON (AP) — John Bercow is not a man of few words. And now that he has been freed from the enforced neutrality of his job as …
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More Local Sports

Athenians fall to Tiger Cubs in wrestling opener

Crawfordsville opened up the wrestling season with 45-29 loss to Greencastle. Clayton Owens picked up a pin over Andrew Atons at 145 pounds. Ethan Patton also picked up a win by pin at 182 over …

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Hunt eligible to play for Browns after 8-game NFL suspension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt can play again after serving his eight-game NFL suspension. The Cleveland Browns running back, who fell from one of the NFL's rising young stars to a violent …

No. 11 Virginia's stellar defense beats Syracuse 48-34

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Virginia picked up right where it left off in April — showcasing its Pack-Line defense in impressive fashion. Mamadi Diakite scored 12 points, Jay Huff added 11 points …

'The problem is I'm Italian': Balotelli spurs racism debate

ROME (AP) — The ball that Mario Balotelli angrily kicked high into the stands out of frustration because of racist chants is still traveling. Figuratively speaking, at least. In a Serie A …

Bucks hold off Clippers 129-124 for 4th win in a row

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The numbers are adding up quickly for Giannis Antetokounmpo. The reigning NBA MVP had 38 points and 16 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Los Angeles Clippers …

Lamar Jackson running toward record book

Lamar Jackson is going to juke his way into the record books if he keeps running like this. The second-year quarterback has 637 yards rushing through eight games and is on pace to break Michael …
Obituaries

David Wayne Jones

David Wayne Jones, 45, of Crawfordsville passed away suddenly Saturday morning Nov. 16, 2019, at Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 22, 1974, at Danville, son of Helen (Jones) …

Terry W. Cummings

Terry W. Cummings of Crawfordsville passed away Monday afternoon, Nov. 18, 2019, at the St. Vincent Hospital on 86th street. He was 63. Terry worked at Overpeck Gas and Childress Farm Service. He …

Christina Maria Mendoza

Christina Maria Mendoza, 26, of Hillsboro went to be with our Lord on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. She was born April 20, 1993, at Lebanon, to Jesus Mendoza Jr. and Adoracion De La Rosa. They …

Denise K. Lighty Dyson

Denise K. Lighty Dyson, 62, of Crawfordsville passed away at 4:41 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Ben Hur Nursing Home, Crawfordsville. She had been battling cancer the past year. She was born …

LaDonna Gail Berry

LaDonna Gail Berry, 65, of Roachdale passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born May 31, 1954, at Greencastle, the daughter of Marion Eugene and Barbara (Judy) Smythe …
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Columnists
In preparation for the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, it is appropriate to highlight Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the great leaders in the American women’s rights movement and …
My daddy he made whiskey, my granddaddy he did, too. We ain’t paid no whiskey tax since 1792. — From “Copper Kettle,” a song by Frank Beddoe, 1946 In one of the first big …
INDIANAPOLIS — I’m tired of what’s his face, you know, the guy with the orange hair who lives in a White House in Washington sucking the oxygen out of everything. They’re …
Letters
The Downstream Project, sponsored by the Citizens Action Coalition Education Fund, works to promote the effective environmental regulation of industrial agriculture, such as concentrated animal …
This is a letter of support for Indiana teachers in recognition of the “Red for Ed” rallies at the Indianapolis courthouse on Tuesday. To the teachers of the Crawfordsville Community …
U.S. Sen. Mike Braun’s staff will be at the Linden Public Library, 102 S. Main St., from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday This would be an excellent time for people to voice concerns about the …
Back in the early “80s” the late Bob Summers of Hillsboro heard that the Area IV Council on Aging in Lafayette was expanding a program to furnish a means of transportation to smaller …
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Victims’ lawyer: Prince Andrew must talk to US prosecutors
LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for the victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein say Prince Andrew should speak to U.S. investigators …
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From Lizzo to Lil Nas, new kids on the block rule Grammys
NEW YORK (AP) — Genre-mashing, bold and chart-topping new artists have caught the attention of the Recording Academy, as Lizzo, …
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Amid turmoil, Prince Andrew to step back from royal duties
LONDON (AP) — Following days of turmoil that have damaged the British royal family’s reputation, Prince Andrew announced Wednesday …
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Charles Barkley apologizes for comment about hitting a woman
Charles Barkley has issued an apology for a comment he made to a female political reporter about hitting her. Axios reporter Alexi …
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Disney Plus blames past hacks for user accounts sold online
Disney said Disney Plus account passwords being sold in underground hacking forums are coming from previous breaches at other …
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