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Text-to-911 Now Available Statewide

June 14, 2016
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Text-to-911 Now Available Statewide

STATEWIDE — Text-to-911 is now available in all 92 counties in Indiana. Text-to-911 allows cell phone users to text an emergency to 911 dispatch centers. The FCC says that a voice call to 911 is still the best option, but in cases of extreme danger where calling 911 could put a life in danger...

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Indianapolis Zoo Will Close Polar Bear Exhibit

June 14, 2016
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Indianapolis Zoo Will Close Polar Bear Exhibit

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Zoo will permanently close its polar bear exhibit. The zoo made that announcement Monday. The zoo’s 29-year-old polar bear, Tundra, will be permanently relocated sometime after June 22 to the Detroit Zoo. The polar bear exhibit has been open since 1988, the same time Tundra first came to the...

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Indiana State Police Investigate Drowning in Shelby County

June 13, 2016
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Indiana State Police Investigate Drowning in Shelby County

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. — A 24-year-old man drowned early Monday morning around 2:45 a.m. State Police said they were sent to 3000 West County Road 450 North near Fairland and Shelbyville after reports of a drowning. State Police divers went in around 3:30 a.m. and found the man. They said there were three people...

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3 Hospitalized After Crash on US 50

June 13, 2016
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3 Hospitalized After Crash on US 50

AURORA, Ind. — Three people were hospitalized after a two-car crash over the weekend on U.S. 50 in Aurora. The patients were initially taken to Dearborn County Hospital, but were later airlifted to other hospitals. Authorities have not released the conditions of the three patients.

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Registration for Canoefest Race Now Open

June 13, 2016
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Registration for Canoefest Race Now Open

Canoefest begins June 24, and registration for Indiana’s Largest Canoe Race is now open. Pre-registration will ensure a spot in the races and a T-shirt. Late fees will apply for registrations submitted after June 22. Visit the website for complete details: http://brookvillecanoefest.com

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Indiana Man Arrested with Weapons and Explosives Going to LA Pride Parade

June 13, 2016
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Indiana Man Arrested with Weapons and Explosives Going to LA Pride Parade

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -A southern Indiana man is in police custody in southern California, found with a car-full of weapons and materials to make explosives. Santa Monica Police arrested 20-year-old James Wesley Howell early Sunday morning after someone called about a suspicious person knocking on a resident’s door and window. When police arrived, they say they...

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Twins’ Alex Meyer Out Until July

June 13, 2016
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Twins’ Alex Meyer Out Until July

Meyer’s second opinion confirmed inflammation in his shoulder and he’ll be out through at least the rest of June. Meyer landed on the 7-day disabled list last week, but his shoulder has been problematic since early May. Once he’s cleared to throw, it could take him a while to rebuild strength in his arm.

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Brown Mackie College Closing Indianapolis Campus

June 13, 2016
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Brown Mackie College Closing Indianapolis Campus

INDIANAPOLIS , Ind. — Brown Mackie College’s Indianapolis campus is shutting down. The College will no longer accept new students, and has set a target of June 2018 to stop operations entirely. Brown Mackie spokesman Bob Greenlee said 22 locations of the college will be shutting down. The campus will stay open as long...

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Indiana’s Bison-tennial Public Art Project on Display

June 13, 2016
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Indiana’s Bison-tennial Public Art Project on Display

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A unique way to celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial. The Indiana Association of United Ways is coordinating a Bison-tennial Public Art Project by placing as many locally decorated 5-foot-tall Fiberglas bison in as many of Indiana’s 92 counties as possible. Adam Drummond, interim executive director for the United Way of Huntington County, says...

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Metamora Man Dies While Mowing Grass

June 10, 2016
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Metamora Man Dies While Mowing Grass

LAKE CO., Ind. — A Metamora man who was part of a crew assigned to mow I-65 in northwest Indiana has died. According to police records, Thursday morning, Charles D. Sizemore, 55, of Metamora was mowing grass on I-65 on a tractor owned by Linkel Company from Batesville. Sizemore was part of a crew...

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all-day Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival @ Walhill Farm
Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival @ Walhill Farm
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 6:30pm – 7:45pm: My Old Man’s Band 8:15pm – 10pm: Automation SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 11:30am – 1pm: Carson Diersing 1:30pm – 3pm: Andrew Hibbard 3:30pm – 5pm: Blue Moon 5:30pm – 7pm: Parker Millsap The Barn (doors open 6:30pm) 7:30pm – 9pm: The Defibulators 9:30pm – 11pm: Ben Miller Band Curfew: Midnight SUNDAY, AUGUST 28 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 10:30am – noon: Open mic 12:30pm – 2pm: Michael Kelsey The Restaurant at Walhill Farm will be serving their regular Sunday menu from 10am – 2pm. FREE FINE ART DISPLAYS Friday: 4 pm – closing • Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm • Sunday: 10:30 am – 2 pm INTERACTIVE ARTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Patrick Durkin presents Matisse-a Pizza: August 26/27/28 Matisse-a Pizza is an all-inclusive, exhilarating art concept, based on Henri Matisse’s paper cutouts. Patrick’s artful embrace of this technique and his easy-to-follow instructions are a radically simple way to empower people and celebrate their innate creativity. Following appointments during the week in Batesville area schools, Patrick’s booth will be open for demonstrations at Bacon Blues & Brew during regular festival hours, where he will sell his kits and hold demonstrations. patrickleedurkin.com Gyotaku: August[...]
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all-day Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival @ Walhill Farm
Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival @ Walhill Farm
Aug 28 all-day
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 6:30pm – 7:45pm: My Old Man’s Band 8:15pm – 10pm: Automation SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 11:30am – 1pm: Carson Diersing 1:30pm – 3pm: Andrew Hibbard 3:30pm – 5pm: Blue Moon 5:30pm – 7pm: Parker Millsap The Barn (doors open 6:30pm) 7:30pm – 9pm: The Defibulators 9:30pm – 11pm: Ben Miller Band Curfew: Midnight SUNDAY, AUGUST 28 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 10:30am – noon: Open mic 12:30pm – 2pm: Michael Kelsey The Restaurant at Walhill Farm will be serving their regular Sunday menu from 10am – 2pm. FREE FINE ART DISPLAYS Friday: 4 pm – closing • Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm • Sunday: 10:30 am – 2 pm INTERACTIVE ARTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Patrick Durkin presents Matisse-a Pizza: August 26/27/28 Matisse-a Pizza is an all-inclusive, exhilarating art concept, based on Henri Matisse’s paper cutouts. Patrick’s artful embrace of this technique and his easy-to-follow instructions are a radically simple way to empower people and celebrate their innate creativity. Following appointments during the week in Batesville area schools, Patrick’s booth will be open for demonstrations at Bacon Blues & Brew during regular festival hours, where he will sell his kits and hold demonstrations. patrickleedurkin.com Gyotaku: August[...]
all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
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The Sunman Park Board will be hosting the Sunman Farmers Market for the 2016 season. Every Saturday beginning May 14 til October 29. For spaces & more information contact Janice 812-65-2180