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But will they be playing without Paul George? He might be suspended for stepping onto the court during a tussle between George Hill and Hawks reserve Mike Scott. Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse!
FILE Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA basketball game between the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles on March 2, 2009. AP)
4. In the final weeks, state Obamacare enrollment surged past its target to more than 132,000. Indiana was one of more than a dozen states where sign ups doubled in the final stretch, federal officials said. But the enrollment figures released Thursday don't show how many of those who selected a plan have followed through and paid the premium.
May 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) gets Saucony Hurricane 16 into a fight with Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott (32) in the second quarter of game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz USA TODAY Sports Jason Getz Jason Getz USA TODAY Sports)
on your furnace overnight? Today will be just 57 and rainy in spots, says Paul Poteet. Good news for Mini Marathon runners, though: You can expect friendly skies Saturday.
Kat Rudberg's company, Crafted Taste, delivers the ingredients for craft cocktails at home. Michelle Pemberton/The Star)
1. Some relief is coming for our bumpy streets. An Indianapolis City County Council committee has approved spending $8 million in emergency funds to resurface 74.5 miles of streets so badly damaged by potholes that simply filling the craters would be ineffective, writes The Star's John Tuohy. However, the Department of Public Works said it falls far short of the $24 million needed to fix all the roads ravaged by the harsh winter. What do you think of the plan?
5. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, 80, has been suffering from cancer for at least two years, the drugs for which are causing his face's puffy appearance, according to the New York Post. This may make his lifetime ban by the NBA for racist comments a short one . and/or increase at least the other team owners' desire to look sympathetic and avoid voting to force Reebok Classic Shoes White
In this April 29, 2014 photo, University of South Florida graduating seniors Kyra Ciotti, 22, of Tampa, Fla., left, Reebok Kamikaze 2
Sterling has cancer
Star Photographer Robert Scheer takes you on a tour of some of the worst spots in town, including his pick for worst potholes in Indy, Friday, April 11, 2014.
Pacers win! By switching to small ball and playing well in the closing minutes of Game 6 in Atlanta, Indiana beat the Hawks 95 88 and forced a return to Indy for Game 7.
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2. Meet the first same sex couple to have their marriage recognized by Indiana. Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney won the temporary order so they could ensure that Quasney, who is terminally ill with ovarian cancer, has legal ownership over Sandler's biological children and that they have visitation rights if Quasney is hospitalized.
and Rita Sibaja, 24, of Winter Haven, Fla., look at photos that Rita took of Kyra in her cap and gown Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The university has banned all self portraits, also known as "selfies," during their 2014 graduation exercises.
Will Power (12) and Oriol Servia (16) in the first turn during the IndyCar road course test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Indianapolis. Administrators say the photos would add time to the events and spoil the experience for others, but some students said just being told not to snap the photos is inspiring in them a desire to flaunt the rules. Meanwhile at other colleges, graduation selfies are not only allowed but encouraged. Do you think the ubiquitous phone self portraits are disruptive, or just part of how we mark our life events nowadays?
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Despite a court ruling that Indiana must recognize their marriage, Amy Sandler (left) and Niki Quasney say they face obstacles.3. Cocktails in a box delivered to my door? Yes please. Crafted Taste is offering subscriptions for kits with ingredients for one classic mixture and one new cocktail that run $100 a month for a year, $130 month to month or $65 for the mixtures without alcohol.
the sale of the Clippers. Observers say Sterling also could use divorce to avoid the team's sale, which an NBA committee took the first step toward Thursday in the wake of the scandal, for which Sterling also drew a $2.5 million fine.
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