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Digital Technology Threatens Future Of Theater

May 1, 2014
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Digital Technology Threatens Future Of Theater

A historic downtown theater may be forced to close unless they receive financial assistance in order to purchase needed upgrades to continue showing new movies...

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Minimum Wage Increase Shot Down In Senate

May 1, 2014
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Minimum Wage Increase Shot Down In Senate

“Helping Hoosiers and Americans struggling to make ends meet is not a political issue but a goal shared by every senator,” said Coats.

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State Data Shows Local Third Grade Reading Success

May 1, 2014
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State Data Shows Local Third Grade Reading Success

Third graders at Jac-Cen-Del Elementary, St. Louis School in Batesville, St. Lawrence in Lawrenceburg and St. Mary’s in Aurora received a 100 percent on the I-READ-3...

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Absentee Ballot Voting Available For Tuesday Primary

May 1, 2014
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Absentee Ballot Voting Available For Tuesday Primary

The Primary Election is less than a week away. State officials are encouraging Hoosiers to vote even if they cannot make it to their polling...

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I-74 Bridge Repairs Set To Begin This Summer

April 30, 2014
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I-74 Bridge Repairs Set To Begin This Summer

Indiana Department of Transportation officials are reviewing construction plans for surface repairs to bridges at five locations along the I-74 corridor through Dearborn County...

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Former NBA All-Star, NFL Quarterback Will Be In Batesville

April 30, 2014
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Former NBA All-Star, NFL Quarterback Will Be In Batesville

The former players will be in town sharing their stories about life in the professional sports world and the long term health challenges associated with the lifestyle...

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Spring Property Taxes Due May 12

April 30, 2014
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Spring Property Taxes Due May 12

Local property owners will owe spring taxes on Monday, May 12. Tax bills were mailed to taxpayers on or before last Friday...

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Four Local Ivy Tech Students Named All-Indiana

April 30, 2014
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Four Local Ivy Tech Students Named All-Indiana

Four students from the Ivy Tech Southeast campus were named to this year’s All-Indiana Academic Team. There were 37 students named to the list statewide...

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More Than 20,000 Child Abuse Cases In State

April 30, 2014
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More Than 20,000 Child Abuse Cases In State

"Neglect has been lately over 70 percent of substantiated cases," she said, "and in fact, in Indiana in 2012, even sexual abuse was more often substantiated than physical abuse."

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Greensburg Student Recognized For Academic Success

April 30, 2014
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Greensburg Student Recognized For Academic Success

The National Society of High School Scholars was formed in 2002 and there are currently more than 830,000 members in over 160 countries.

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all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair
Ripley County 4-H Fair
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events, Ripley County Fairground, 525 West Beech St., Osgood.  Contact Shanna Joseph (812)689-6535 or ripleycopark@comcast.net,  www.ripleycounty.com/parks/4hfair.html .
all-day Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
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all-day Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Jul 23 all-day
Margaret Mary Health has partnered with Hoxworth BloodCenter, University of  Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 8:00am-11:00am & 12:15pm-2:00pm.  The Hoxworth Donor Bus will parked on the lot, located at 312 Mitchell Ave., in Batesville, IN.   To schedule your appointment, please visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/margaretmary or call the laboratory at (812) 933-5274.  Hoxworth recognizes that blood donors’ time is valuable.  Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment.  Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible.   “Local blood donors ensure that local patients at 30 area hospitals receive the lifesaving blood products they need to survive,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson.  “Community blood drives are vitally important and we hope to see a good turnout at the Margaret Mary Health blood drive.”   How to Donate: Donating blood is safe and easy.  Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health.  Individuals must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate.  It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.   About Hoxworth: Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 30 hospitals in 17 counties in[...]

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