INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The Circle City's Classic mission is to support educational achievement, promote cultural excellence, while showcasing the spirit, energy and tradition of America's historically black colleges and universities.
The Circle City Classic is a joint collaboration between Indiana Black Expo. Inc. and the Indiana Sports Corporation.
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The net proceeds from the Classic help fund scholarships and support youth initiatives for each organization. Since 1984, over $1 million have been awarded to deserving Indiana natives who pursue higher education.
Dick Wolfsie was downtown to cover preparations for the parade and introduces us to some of the participants in this year's event.
A hospital spokesman says a student is in critical condition after reports of a shooting at a school in suburban Denver.
The threat of heavy weekend snow has prompted Gov. Mike Pence's office to cancel Saturday's portion of Indiana's "Christmas at the Capitol" event.
Police have made two arrests after a fatal carjacking on Dec. 1.