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Local Briefs

February 6, 2014

Local Briefs: Feb. 7

Socrates Cafe to hold discussion

ANDERSON — Socrates Café, a local discussion group, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Madison County History Center, 11 W. 11th St.

Past members and new people are always welcome. There are no dues, membership requirements, or other obligations.

Information: Mike at 387-7656.

Police lack leads on Ball State alert

MUNCIE — A Ball State University official said investigators haven't been able to track down whoever sparked a partial campus lockdown in November by repeatedly shouting "Gun!"

Authorities haven't come up with any definitive leads in the nearly three months since the Nov. 15 incident, Tony Proudfoot, the university's associate vice president for marketing and communications, said.

Three arrested at motel meth lab

FORT WAYNE — Three people were arrested after Fort Wayne police investigated a report of an active methamphetamine lab in a northside motel.

Police report that when they arrived at The Travel Inn at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday, they found what they described as an active meth lab inside a motel room.

Legislators advancing tighter scooter rules

INDIANAPOLIS — The chairman of the Indiana Senate's transportation committee says he believes a proposal to tighten regulations on motorized scooters could gain legislative approval.

Sen. Tom Wyss of Fort Wayne said he expects to take up the bill the House approved this week that would require scooters to have license plates and their drivers pass a road sign test.

Former regulatory attorney reprimanded

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded a former regulatory attorney for negotiating a job for himself with Duke Energy Corp. while presiding over a case involving millions of dollars in cost overruns at a Duke project.

The court voted 5-0 this week to reprimand Scott Storms, whom Duke later fired amid an ethics flap over the utility's dealings with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.

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