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When it rains, it pours: Isaac eases drought, starts floods

For most of the U.S., Hurricane Isaac has come and gone, and now Southerners and Midwesterners are grappling with the good and bad it left behind. Evacuation orders eased for parts of Louisiana, and many Missouri residents saw the possible end of a long and painful drought when Isaac passed over the state Friday and Saturday, dumping much of its strength before going on to Illinois and Indiana.


BP gasoline recall: Hundreds of motorists in 4 states report hard starts, stalling

A 50,000-barrel batch of contaminated fuel from a BP refinery in Northwest Indiana has fouled countless cars in as many as four states since last week.


Megachurch pastor fired over admitted affair

An Indiana sheriff's office is investigating the alleged misconduct of a fired evangelical megachurch pastor with a teenage girl.


Storms leave millions without power in mid-Atlantic region


About 3.5 million customers were without power in the eastern United States on Saturday amid a record heat wave after deadly thunderstorms knocked down trees and power lines from Indiana to New Jersey.


Man says TSA agent spilled grandfather's ashes

An Indiana man says a TSA agent opened a jar carrying his grandfather's ashes and spilled about a third of them onto the floor.


McCain, Palin take opposite sides in Ind. race

The GOP primary in Indiana between Sen. Richard Lugar and state Treasurer Richard Mourdock splits the party's 2008 presidential ticket.


Indiana mom loses legs after saving her children from tornado

An Indiana mom who saved her children's lives by shielding them with her own body during a tornado has lost parts of both of her legs. 36-year-old Stephanie Decker said in an interview with Fox59 that she picked her children, 8-year-old Dominic and 5-year-old Reese, up early from school when she heard the storm was approaching. They were in the family's basement when the storm hit.


Indiana Police Lower Tornado Death Toll To 12

Officials in Indiana have lowered the state's death toll from Friday's tornado outbreak to 12 people from the previous 14 and are now concentrating on cleanup work. State police Sgt. Ray Poole said Sunday officials in southern Indiana's Scott County have told the state Department of Homeland Security that the county had one death rather than the three they first reported. Poole says he doesn't know the reasons for the confusion.


State uncovers $320M in tax revenue

Indiana's state government has discovered $320 million in funds it didn't know it had, money that officials stumbled across while enacting statewide belt-tightening measures.


In Indiana, ripples of discontent with Obama

In Indiana, ripples of discontent with Obama

The state backed him in 2008 but is unlikely to do so in 2012, analysts say, because he's lost the support of working-class voters. That dissatisfaction could hamper his broader Midwest campaign. Since her husband lost his job at the RV factory, Lorena Rodriguez has been holding tag sales on the dry lawn outside their modest ranch house on the edge of town. As she hawked her four children's outgrown clothing and bicycles on a recent Friday afternoon, Rodriguez said the family had to turn to food stamps briefly to get by.


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