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New Task Force to Find Alternatives to Raising Gas Tax

July 22, 2016
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New Task Force to Find Alternatives to Raising Gas Tax

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana could be raising the gas tax or putting up new toll roads to pay for the higher costs of road repairs. But a new task force met for the first time Thursday to come up with other…

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US DOJ Blocks Meger Between Anthem and Cigna

July 22, 2016
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US DOJ Blocks Meger Between Anthem and Cigna

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The United States Department of Justice moved to block a merger between two healthcare companies, saying the deals would drive costs higher. Anthem released a statement on the block, saying, in part: “The DOJ’s action is based…

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Utility Bill Check Up: Heat Wave Hits Indiana

July 22, 2016
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Utility Bill Check Up: Heat Wave Hits Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – High temperatures and humidity are baking much of the central United States this week, sending heat indexes soaring as high as 115 degrees in some places for the first time this year. The National Weather Service calls…

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Milan Bar Shooter Sentenced to 38 Years

July 21, 2016
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Milan Bar Shooter Sentenced to 38 Years

VERSAILLES, Ind. — William Russell, age 44 of Moores Hill, has been sentenced to 38 years in prison for shooting a man in Milan. In June, Russell was convicted for the crimes of Attempted Murder, Aggravated Battery, Battery With a…

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OA’s Alexis Brown Among IHSAA Student Advisory Committee Members

July 21, 2016
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OA’s Alexis Brown Among IHSAA Student Advisory Committee Members

Eighteen high school student!athletes from across the Hoosier State will begin the school year as members of the 2016-17 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee (SAC). Nine incoming juniors will join nine seniors beginning their second year with the group which will…

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Herbert Brothers Win at Indianapolis Film Festival

July 21, 2016
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Herbert Brothers Win at Indianapolis Film Festival

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Herbert Brothers have won several awards at the Indianapolis 48 Hour Film Festival. It began on July 8 when the signed up to participate. They had to draw a genre out of a hat. The genre…

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UPDATED: One Dead After Early Wednesday Morning Fire

July 21, 2016
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UPDATED: One Dead After Early  Wednesday Morning Fire

UPDATE:  A fire broke out in a Dearborn County home, killing one man and sending two others to the hospital, including the Lawrenceburg fire chief. Fire officials say, an elderly gentleman was trapped inside the home, and his son had…

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Money Saving Tips During the Hot Summer Days

July 21, 2016
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Money Saving Tips During the Hot Summer Days

STATEWIDE – Higher temperatures means higher electric bills. While the weather is out of your control, there are a few steps you can take to better manage your electricity use and its costs. Anthony Swinger with the Indiana Office of…

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Governor Pence Receives Enthusiastic Response at RNC

July 21, 2016
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Governor Pence Receives Enthusiastic Response at RNC

CLEVELAND, Oh. — Governor Mike Pence has gotten an enthusiastic response from Republican National Convention delegates for his vice presidential acceptance speech: Pence took the stage in an arena still buzzing after Texas Senator Ted Cruz was loudly booed for…

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Muncie Animal Shelter Fetches Facebook’s Attention

July 21, 2016
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Muncie Animal Shelter Fetches Facebook’s Attention

MUNCIE, Ind. — Facebook is taking the Pokemon Go craze all the way to the bank, or in this case all the way to the animal shelter. Facebook has hired a production company to shoot a video to encourage Pokemon…

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9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…