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Indiana Official Apologizes For Blackface Halloween Costume 

A northwestern Indiana City Council member and police officer has apologized after photos recently surfaced of him in blackface nearly 20 years ago at a Halloween party. Merrillville Councilman Jeff Minchuk, who is also a Lake County Sheriff’s Office police officer, apologized Saturday on Facebook….

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Indiana panels back tighter abortion law, ending gun permits 

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana legislators advanced two measures Monday that join Republican-led drives across the country to tighten abortion laws and loosen gun restrictions. One Indiana House committee voted 9-3 in favor of a bill that would require doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a disputed treatment…