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Planned Parenthood, ACLU Challenge Indiana Ultrasound Law

July 8, 2016
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Planned Parenthood, ACLU Challenge Indiana Ultrasound Law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One week after a federal judge put new abortion restrictions passed by the Indiana Legislature on hold in another case, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Indiana have gone to court to challenge part of House Enrolled Act 1337, which requires women to have an ultrasound 18 hours before getting an...

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Blasts Scheduled at Jefferson Proving Ground

July 8, 2016
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Blasts Scheduled at Jefferson Proving Ground

Ripley County, Ind. — According to the Indiana Air National Guard, July 11 through the 15, explosions will be heard at the Jefferson Proving Ground. The Guard will be detonating at the former military base. The blasts will occur between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. In the past it has been reported that people...

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Seymour Walmart Closed for Bomb Threat

July 8, 2016
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Seymour Walmart Closed for Bomb Threat

SEYMOUR, Ind. — The Walmart Supercenter in Seymour was closed for about an hour Wednesday because of a bomb threat. The threat was called into the store around 2:30 p.m., and company officials immediately cleared the store of customers and employees, according to Seymour Police. Police say the caller said the bomb was set to...

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Pence Serious Contender for VP Candidate

July 8, 2016
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Pence Serious Contender for VP Candidate

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Donald Trump is expected to announce his running mate next week — and Indiana Republicans are already jockeying for position in case it’s Mike Pence. Under Indiana law, Pence can’t run for governor and vice president at the same time. A nomination for vice president would set up a free-for-all to...

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Batesville 8U All-Stars Win Milan July 4th Tournament Title

July 6, 2016
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Batesville 8U All-Stars Win Milan July 4th Tournament Title

The Batesville 8U All-Stars traveled to Milan this past weekend for the 11th Annual 4th of July Invitational and won the championship in convincing fashion. In pool play on Saturday the all-stars defeated Lawrenceburg 12-8 and Aurora 20-1. Due to weather, Sunday’s bracket play was pushed out to Tuesday evening.  In the semi-final the...

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INDOT to Fog Seal SR 101

July 6, 2016
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INDOT to Fog Seal SR 101

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance personnel hope to fog seal State Road 101 this week, between U.S. Highway 50 east of Versailles and Interstate 74 at Penntown. Crews had chip seal these 35 lane miles of S.R. 101 in mid-June. INDOT officials tentatively set fog seal overspray operations for Thursday...

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INDOT to Fog Seal SR 62 & 129

July 6, 2016
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INDOT to Fog Seal SR 62 & 129

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind.—The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to fog seal State Road 62-S.R. 129 south of Versailles next week, completing pavement preservation operations along 21 lane miles of roadway recently chip sealed by INDOT maintenance personnel. Flaggers will be onsite to direct motorists around crews and equipment.  Officials advise motorists to slow down...

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Mainsource Bank Makes Large Computer Donation

July 6, 2016
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Mainsource Bank Makes Large Computer Donation

GREENSBURG, Ind. — MainSource Bank donated several computers and computer equipment to the organization Cincinnati Computer Cooperative. This donation was one of the largest the organization has received to date. MainSource remains a large supporter of local charities, businesses and activities in all of the communities it serves through various donations and employee volunteer...

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Over 100 Tickets Written in 1st Year of “Slowpoke” Law

July 6, 2016
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Over 100 Tickets Written in 1st Year of “Slowpoke” Law

STATEWIDE — Indiana State Police say troopers issued more than 100 tickets to drivers in the year since a law took effect requiring drivers to move over from the left lanes of highways in favor of faster vehicles. The law allows police to issue tickets to left-lane drivers who don’t budge when they should...

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Green Not Always Good: Algal Blooms a Threat

July 6, 2016
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Green Not Always Good: Algal Blooms a Threat

INDIANAPOLIS – Algal blooms in bodies of water across the nation are increasing as a result of climate change, farming practices, storm and wastewater runoff and other environmental issues. The blooms are naturally occurring, but produce toxins that get into the air, water or food, and can cause illness in humans and pets. They...

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