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June 15, 2013

Local Briefs: June 15

Blood drive set for June 21

ANDERSON — A blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, at UAW Local 662-663, 2840 S. Madison Ave.

Donors may go to www.donorpoint.org to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.

Muncie Tea Party to meet June 24

MUNCIE — The Muncie 9.12 Tea Party will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, at the Kennedy Library, 1700 W. McGalliard Road.

Featured guest will be Duan Ott speaking on “Threads of the American Spirit,” a narrative of the early roots and founding of the American Spirit, as told through the history of some of the most popular historical American flags.

Man gets 65 years in cold case murder

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis man who admitted to killing and raping a teenager 24 years ago has been sentenced 65 years in prison.

Rodney Denk, 40, signed a plea agreement on May 30 admitting he killed 16-year-old Amy Weidner. Denk was arrested 11 months ago after a palm print taken from a 1997 arrest was found to match the one found at Weidner’s home. She had been beaten, sexually assaulted and strangled inside her Indianapolis home.

Gun control activists lobby lawmakers

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana gun control supporters are lobbying the state’s federal lawmakers to support background checks for gun buyers.

Gun control supporters say six months after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting responses in Washington have stalled.

Roughly two dozen protesters gathered on the Monon Trail in Indianapolis on Friday and cheered as organizers said U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks and U.S. Sen. Dan Coats need to be pressed to support the checks.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns State Director Peter Luster said supporters need to call their offices every day.

Father: Son not capable of murder

BLOOMFIELD — The father of one of two southwestern Indiana men accused of killing a 19-year-old woman says anyone who knows his son knows he couldn’t have done it.

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