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GREENSBURG – The Decatur County Council plans to make a decision in August as to whether or not it will institute a special income tax that would be used to help fund a proposed new jail.
http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/news/local_news/council-to-make-decision-on-jail-tax-in-august/article_ec8f2e45-79fc-55eb-b67e-fd58e44f2d63.html...more

GREENSBURG — He should be the poster child for the Knights of Columbus. If you’ve been to any event there in the last twenty years, you’ve seen him, you’ve talked to him or he’s done something to help make that…
http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/news/local_news/community-hosting-event-for-tom-meyer/article_f610f170-e644-5a49-8162-bddb009db016.html...more

Editor’s note: This is the 28th in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1.
http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/news/making-advanced-courses-more-available-to-rural-urban-schools/article_943a417a-7948-5ad0-b98e-b22907be920c.html...more

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study.
http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/news/merck-says-new-type-of-cholesterol-drug-worked-in-big/article_324828e5-83ac-5936-8b97-e986268bfd2e.html...more

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/news/chicago-police-officers-indicted-in-laquan-mcdonald-case/article_2051b2de-02e9-5f42-b4b5-15fd0f137665.html...more

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even…
http://www.greensburgdailynews.com/news/facing-defections-senate-gop-leaders-delay-health-care-vote/article_414e16ec-0d2b-59a4-b364-e405ef53b74c.html...more