Winners Don the Mastodon: Very much not extinct, IPFW’s mascot, along with Mayor Tom Henry and hundreds of revelers, kicked off the university’s 50th anniversary celebration in the Walb Student Union ballroom Monday.
 A.J. Guyton played from 1996-2000. He was Indiana University’s MVP each of those years, and was an All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year in 2000.
 Odds are that you’ve heard of the Koch brothers, the billionaire siblings whose political influence has shaped state and federal policies largely to the benefit of corporate interests, most notably in the Citizens United ruling. But have you heard of the Koch sisters?


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    Health care is compensationemployers can’t dictate Employer-provided heath care is not a benevolent gift but reflects earned compensation.
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