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Fitbit Being Sued for Heart Rate Monitoring

May 24, 2016
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Fitbit Being Sued for Heart Rate Monitoring

Fitbit apparently isn’t as accurate as advertised and now the company is being sued for it. The lawsuit says they don’t correctly measure your heart rate. Fitbit says it spent three years perfecting its Pure Pulse technology and its Charge HR device being a best-seller proves how well it works.

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Teachers Ask U.S. Senators to Do Their Jobs

May 24, 2016
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Teachers Ask U.S. Senators to Do Their Jobs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — In classrooms across the country, students learn about the role citizens play in democracy. And in about a dozen classrooms, they’re hearing firsthand from their teachers, who got to go to Washington, D.C. They were selected for the trip by the National Education Association (NEA), after writing letters to the U.S....

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Batesville Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

May 23, 2016
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Batesville Man Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

Saturday, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Indiana State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on St. Mary’s Road near Morris Road. As a result of the crash, the driver of the vehicle died as a result of his injuries and a passenger was transported to a Batesville Hospital for As a result of...

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Hardware Store Total Loss After Overnight Fire

May 23, 2016
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Hardware Store Total Loss After Overnight Fire

RISING SUN, Ind. — A southeast Indiana business was destroyed in an overnight fire. Crews were called to Valley Supply Hardware on Indiana 262 in Rising Sun shortly after 2 a.m. Monday. Firefighters said that while the exterior of the store is mostly intact, ignited combustibles helped to gut the store’s interior. As a...

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Body found on Indiana farm

May 23, 2016
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Body found on Indiana farm

METAMORA TOWNSHIP, Ind. — A body was found Friday off U.S. 52 in Metamora Township. Police are investigating if it is the body of a Cincinnati woman who has been missing for weeks. A farmer who owns the land called police around noon Friday telling them he found a body on his property. Therese...

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Voter Turnout Lower than 2008

May 23, 2016
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Voter Turnout Lower than 2008

STATEWIDE — Despite what appeared to be high interest in this year’s presidential race, Secretary of State Connie Lawson says only 38-percent of Indiana voters showed up at the polls for the May primary. That’s lower than the 40-percent who showed up during the last truly competitive primary in 2008.

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Hoosier Job, Wage Growth Continue

May 23, 2016
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Hoosier Job, Wage Growth Continue

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana added 12,000 Hoosier jobs last month, marking the 10th consecutive month with Indiana’s total employment above the state’s previous peak employment record from March 2000. According to the April Bureau of Labor Statistics report released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, private employment in Indiana has grown by 152,100 jobs...

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Ballast Water Threatens Great Lakes

May 23, 2016
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Ballast Water Threatens Great Lakes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Great Lakes aren’t normally a huge part of the nation’s military footprint but there’s a lot at stake for them in the defense spending bill under discussion in Congress. Last week the House voted for the National Defense Authorization Act, and one of the provisions in it relaxes rules that...

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Hinchcliffe Clenches Pole

May 22, 2016
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Hinchcliffe Clenches Pole

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Hinchcliffe gets the first pole of his career for the 100th Running of The Indianapolis 500. Qualifying was a nail-biter to the very end, when Josef Newgarden lost P1 to James Hinchcliffe in the very last run of the day.  In the end, only .06 mph separated the two men’s runs.  Of his...

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Qualifying Day 1

May 21, 2016
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Qualifying Day 1

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Day one of qualifying for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 started off soggy.  All day, drivers complained of hard-to-drive cars, with some of them finally finding additional speed in the extra hour added to today’s qualifying.  Wind and varying track temperatures were among the factors given blame by frustrated...

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8:00 am Honorary Ceremony for Veterans @ Batesville Area
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VFW Post 3183 American Legion Post 271 The Honor Guard and Firing Squad will honor our deceased beterans with a brief ceremony at each of six local cemetereis. Each ceremony will consist of a brief prayer, three volleys of fire and the playing of Taps. The schedule is as follows: 8:00 AM – Holy family Cemetery (Oldenburg) 8:30 AM – Saint Anthony Cemetery (Morris) 9:00 AM – Saint Mark Cemetery 9:30 AM – Saint John Cemetery (Huntersville) 10:00 AM – Saint Louis Cemetery 10:30 AM – Methodist Cemetery This will be followed by Memorial Day observance at Liberty Park at 11:00 AM, hosted by the American Legion. An open house at the American Legion will follow the ceremony at Liberty Park. The public is cordially invited to attend any or all of these ceremonies.Share this:TweetEmailPrint