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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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Dawg Haus becomes The tAAp

May 20, 2016
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Dawg Haus becomes The tAAp

GREENSBURG, Ind. — Downtown Greensburg has a new bar/eaterie, as The tAAp is now open on the north side of Tower Tree Square.  Owners Trisha Pettit and Mitchell Barnes-Pettit bought the establishment (formerly known as Dawg Haus Diner) in mid-February. Patrons will recognized the new owners, as Trisha managed the venue under previous ownership for the...

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Franklin County Memorial Services Rescheduled For Monday

May 20, 2016
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The Memorial Service on the Franklin County Court House Lawn in Brookville for tonight has been rescheduled for Monday, May 23rd @ 6pm.

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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

May 20, 2016
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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

A routine traffic stop in Batesville Wednesday night led to the drug-related arrest of a Maryland man and a Cedar Grove woman. Batesville Police initiated a traffic stop on East Pearl Street for a minor traffic violation. A K9 unit assisted on the stop.  The K9 alerted to the presence of illegal drugs, and...

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RCCF Raised $1.25 Million in 2015

May 20, 2016
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RCCF Raised $1.25 Million in 2015

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — 2015 was a successful year for the Ripley County Community Foundation. In August 2014 Lilly Endowment announced its sixth Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative. Through Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow, Lilly Endowment matched $500,000 in donations to the Ripley County Community Foundation. As a result of this opportunity, $1.25...

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SR 3 Closed Due to Vehicle Fire

May 20, 2016
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SR 3 Closed Due to Vehicle Fire

GREENSBURG — The Northbound lane of the SR 3 overpass, which is currently undergoing reconstruction, closed momentarily on Thursday afternoon when a pickup truck caught fire and needed to be extinguished. According to the Greensburg Daily News, no injuries occured and that the driver was able to explain the events leading up to the...

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