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  1. Vigo County Jail Log: Feb. 26, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Tribune-Star

    ... 10:12 p.m. Possession of marijuana, hashish or salvia. a Casey O. Carrigan, 30, 300 block of North Harrison Street, Brazil. Booked 11:38 p.m. False informing/reporting and failure to appear. a Melissa Hooker, 29, 200 block of West Wheeler Avenue, ...

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  2. Far from Carnival street fests, glitzy Rio Ball for eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Journal

    ... artists who entertain with traditional music and dance. Picking that theme was a nod to the Japanese community in Brazil, the largest in the world outside of Japan. Some 2 million Brazilians trace their ancestry back to Japan. Many arrived during ...

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  3. AP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The Tribune

    ... Mario Filho organized the first competition of samba schools. A tradition was born that would inspire cities across Brazil. Each of the samba schools of Rio represents a specific region of the city, often a favela. However, fans of particular ...

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  4. Brazila s Carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The Tribune

    Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal. The world's most famous Carnival bash in Rio opened in a strange way.

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  5. PA announcer marks 40 years at the HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Journal Gazette

    ... It's just the way he talks. Before he would become an oratorical icon, Crabb dabbled in PA for his high school in Brazil, near Terre Haute, and later was an IU journalism student working part time under longtime Bloomington Herald-News sports editor ...

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  6. Perua s president set to talk tough to Trump during US visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Tribune

    When Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski becomes the first Latin American leader to visit Donald Trump at the White House on Friday it will be a chance for the U.S. president to hear some straight talk about how his anti-trade and anti-immigrant rhetoric is alienating some of America's closest allies. A U.S.-educated former Wall Street banker, the 78-year-old Kuczynski has emerged as an unlikely leader in Latin America, taking a strong stand against Trump's "America First" agenda while many in the region remain silent.

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  7. Brazila s sexy Carnival puts Pentecostal mayor in tight spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Tribune

    While campaigning last year to become Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Marcelo Crivella, a retired Pentecostal bishop, insisted his faith would not get in the way of governing the nation's most famous city. The former gospel singer and missionary, a high-profile member of one of Brazil's most powerful evangelical churches, captured 59 percent of the vote and took office Jan. 1. But less than two months into his four-year term, Crivella's promises are about to be tested by Carnival, Rio's annual weeklong party often marked by heavy drinking and drug use, wild sex and round-the-clock dancing.

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  8. UK appoints 1st female Scotland Yard chief in 188 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Tribune

    Senior officer Cressida Dick was named the new commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police on Wednesday, the first woman to lead Scotland Yard in its 188-year history. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said 56-year-old Dick "has a clear vision for the future of the Metropolitan Police and an understanding of the diverse range of communities it serves."

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  9. Police find man with gunshot wound in FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Daily Journal

    ... their investigation that he was wanted to face criminal charges in unrelated incidents. Chad McPheeters, 38, of Brazil, Indiana, was arrested on charges of false informing, being a habitual traffic violator and his probation was revoked. He was held ...

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  10. Investigation Into Fatal Fire Concludes Tuesday, February 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The investigation into a Brazil house fire that left three people dead has come to an end but there are still no answers. There were a total of 11 people that lived in the on Mechanic Street when the fire broke out last December.

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  11. Cause of December fire in Brazil that killed three listed as "undetermined"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    BRAZIL, Ind. - Fire investigators are officially ruling a triple fatal fire in Brazil in Clay County in December as "undetermined."

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  12. Rio Carnival revelers hunt for bargains amid economic crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Tribune

    ... any empty spaces. The backdrop is the worst recession that Latin America's largest nation has suffered in decades. Brazil's central bank estimates the country's economy shrank more than 4 percent in 2016 and unemployment is around 12 percent. Rio's ...

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  13. Vigo County Jail Log: Feb.19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Tribune-Star

    ... prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges. a Dustin H. Baker, 30, 5300 block of South Graves Road, Brazil. Booked 1:34 p.m. Inhaling toxic vapors. a Monica L. Christian, 36, 1000 block of East Barbara Lane, Terre Haute. Booked 6:09 p.m. ...

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  14. Vigo County Jail Log: Feb. 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Tribune-Star

    ... Street, Terre Haute. Booked 2:03 p.m. Pointing a firearm. a Michael L. Chumley, 35, 11300 block of East Davis Avenue, Brazil. Booked 11:24 p.m. Failure to appear (two counts). a Rachel N. Camp, 26, 8700 block of Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute. Booked ...

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  15. Kraft in talks to buy Europea s UnileverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Tribune

    U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. confirmed that it's made an offer to buy Europe's Unilever and been rejected.

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  16. 'The best things in my life have come out of being curious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The News-Gazette

    ... up the oldest of four kids, the daughter of a hospital administrator dad and nurse mom. Her early years were spent in Brazil, Ind., and her family moved to Illinois when she was in middle school when her dad took a new job in Dixon. She attended ...

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  17. Feijoada festivities at Ivy Tech on Feb. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Nuvo.net

    With a humble list of ingredients and a rich history, feijoada has risen to the top of Brazilian culture and is commonly referred to as the country's national dish. Though feijoada has roots in the Mediterranean culture of Portugal, some historians suggest the modern incarnation of this pork and bean stew was perfected by the captive Africans enslaved during Brazil's colonial period.

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  18. Perua s president appeals to Trump to deport fallen ex-leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Tribune

    The leader of Peru has asked U.S. President Donald Trump to deport a former Peruvian president sought in his homeland on suspicion of taking bribes as part of a regional corruption scandal. Last week a Peruvian court ordered the arrest of ex-President Alejandro Toledo as prosecutors investigate whether he took $20 million in payments from construction firm Odebrecht in exchange for favoring the Brazilian company in a major highway contract.

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  19. Israel says it will bar entry to fugitive Peruvian presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Tribune

    ... of accepting some $20 million in bribes from Odebrecht to help the company win a contract to build a highway from Brazil to Peru's Pacific Coastline. Odebrecht last year admitted in a plea agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to paying some ...

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  20. Gaming tries to take High Ground in state regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Republic

    I wasn't there, but I hear, and that's good enough to pass as truth these days, the Indiana Place Name Change Commission met last week and submitted its recommendations to the General Assembly. The IPNCC wants the Sage Solons to change the names or eliminate the places now called La Porte, Pulaski, Versailles, Rome City, Mexico, Chili, Montezuma, Peru, Brazil, Lafayette and too many others to mention here.

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