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Safe campus study has Huntington 2nd

Huntington University is a safe school both for its campus and the local community, according to rankings by, the university announced Friday.

Huntington University ranked second in Indiana out of 50 schools listed.

“We are very pleased with this ranking, and it reaffirms the good work we are doing to make Huntington University a safe place for everyone,” said Dr. Ron Coffey, vice president for Student Life.

For the rankings, compiled information by reviewing campus crime statistics submitted by college/university law enforcement between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2012.

Indiana 101 to be closed next week

The Indiana Department of Transportation on Friday said that Indiana 101, between Dawkins Road and Edgerton Road, is scheduled to close Monday to rebuild the railroad crossing.

The official detour will be from U.S. 30 to Interstate 469 to U.S. 24.

The work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Friday, weather permitting.

INDOT reminds drivers to use caution and consider worker safety when driving through a construction zone.