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Weekly scorecard

Lundergan Grimes


Roanoke: Auto supplier Ground Effects LLC will invest $4.66 million and add up to 160 jobs.

Elkhart County: Ranked first in nation for job growth for 2012.

Brad Stevens: Butler University’s basketball coach named head coach of the Boston Celtics.

Muncie: Lands on a list of nation’s smartest cities, according to the website Luminosity. The college town ranked 21st overall and 19th for residents younger than 35 based on data from more than 3 million brain game users.


Obamacare: Administration delays implementation of large-employer mandate to provide insurance, but Fort Wayne Community Schools and others already have moved to reduce hours of part-time workers.

Attack ad: Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign launches amateurish Internet ad smearing Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. The ad is so bad, however, it’s likely to give Lundergan Grimes some welcome name recognition.


Monroeville: Financial woes force community officials to cancel all Independence Day celebrations, including fireworks and musical entertainment.

FSSA: A contractor’s computer programming glitch potentially exposes 187,500 of the state’s most vulnerable citizens to identity theft.

State Department: Inspector general’s report finds the department spent more than $630,000 to increase the number of “likes” for its Facebook pages.


Sammy Terry: Bob Carter’s TV character thrilled – or frightened – generations of Indiana children watching the late-night “Nightmare Theater.” Carter died Monday at 83.

George Ryan: Former Illinois governor, 79, is released from home confinement, ending nearly six years of federal custody for racketeering, conspiracy and more.

Douglas C. Engelbart: Scientist and inventor credited with creating the computer mouse died Tuesday at 88.