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Needle Exchange Program Renewed

May 3, 2016
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Needle Exchange Program Renewed

SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. — Scott County’s needle exchange program gets at least another year. The State Health Commissioner, Dr. Jerome Adams, has extended the public health emergency declaration until May 2017. An outbreak of HIV was identified early last year. Since that time, 191 people have tested positive for the virus that causes AIDs....

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2 Break Into Historic Landmark

May 2, 2016
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2 Break Into Historic Landmark

AURORA, Ind. — Police are searching for a man they said tried to break into a historic mansion in Aurora, Indiana. Police said Gerald Seibert and Cody Tegtmeier were caught by police inside the Hillforest Mansion, a national historic landmark owned and operated by the Hillforest Historical Foundation. Police said the pair had smoked marijuana,...

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Help Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2, 2016
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Help Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week

UNITED STATES — Teachers provide our children with the tools and resources they need to be successful. To recognize educators and their vital roles, the country will be celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6. One way to show your appreciation is by sharing a picture of yourself with an influential teacher, a picture...

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Franklin County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

May 2, 2016
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Franklin County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. — The Franklin County Sherriff’s Department is urging residents to not allow callers to access your computer remotely. This is a scam in which they attempt to gain bank or credit card info.

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Powerball Jackpot Hits $348 Million

May 2, 2016
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Powerball Jackpot Hits $348 Million

STATEWIDE — Up goes the Powerball – again. The jackpot is up to $348 million after nobody won it in Saturday night’s drawing. The last jackpot that got this high kept on climbing – until it hit the record $1.5 billion in January. Three people had winning tickets for that one. The next drawing...

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Presidential Candidates Make Final Appearances

May 2, 2016
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Presidential Candidates Make Final Appearances

STATEWIDE — The presidential candidates will make a final appearance in Indiana today pushing for your vote before heading to the polls Tuesday for the Primary. The Ted Cruz-Carly Fiorina campaign will make eight stops across Indiana Monday, including Brownsburg, Carmel, Fishers, Fortville, Franklin and Bloomington. Donald Trump will rally supporters at the Center...

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Effort Stepped Up to Get Hoosiers into College

May 2, 2016
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Effort Stepped Up to Get Hoosiers into College

INDIANAPOLIS – Not all students consider themselves college material, but there’s an effort in Indiana to change that. Tracy Butler, director of college and career counseling at the Indiana Youth Institute, says the institute has created the College and Career Success Mentoring Toolkit to help young people realize that everyone can have a successful...

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Election Day is Tuesday

April 29, 2016
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Election Day is Tuesday

Election day is Tuesday. WRBI will have complete election coverage for you Tuesday night with live results from local races, state races, and national races. You can see the complete list of local races here. Be sure to get out and exercise your right to vote!

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Batesville High School Named a US News Best High School

April 29, 2016
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Batesville High School Named a US News Best High School

Indiana high school students typically follow the Core 40 curriculum, which includes required classes in English language arts, math, social studies and science, among others. Students who fulfill additional requirements can earn a diploma with academic or technical honors.  Among Indiana schools in the 2016 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, there are 46 silver medal schools and...

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BMV Extends Hours for Election

April 29, 2016
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BMV Extends Hours for Election

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — BMV license branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, May 2 and on Tuesday, May 3 to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place. Branches will be open on Monday, May 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday,...

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