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Candles are Romantic, Also can be Fire Hazard

February 12, 2016
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Candles are Romantic, Also can be Fire Hazard

Candles have a special beauty and can help create a wonderful mood, especially around Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, they can also be a potential fire hazard if not used properly, such as being left unattended. A study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that 85 percent of candle fires could be avoided if...

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Firewood Permits Available at Versailles State Park

February 12, 2016
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Firewood Permits Available at Versailles State Park

The public is invited to cut certain downed trees at Versailles State Park for firewood through May 13. Some trees that have died naturally and have been taken down by DNR staff or have blown down during storms will be available to cut and haul away for $10 per pickup truck load. The available...

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Attorney General Zoeller Urges Congress to Pass HANGUP Act

February 12, 2016
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Attorney General Zoeller Urges Congress to Pass HANGUP Act

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today urged the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to pass the ‘‘Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls Act of 2015’’ or the ‘‘HANGUP” Act. The Act would repeal a recent amendment to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) allowing debt collection robocalls to peoples’ cell phones. In...

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Elanco Steps up Their Support for Indiana FFA’s Project Read to Feed

February 12, 2016
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Elanco Steps up Their Support for Indiana FFA’s Project  Read to Feed

Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, stepped up their efforts to end world hunger by pledging to match money raised from the Indiana FFA Read to Feed project, up to $20,000. The project officially kicks-off on Feb. 22, 2016 and runs through April 15, 2016.The Indiana FFA Read to Feed project...

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Indiana Urged to Move to Renewable Energy

February 12, 2016
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Indiana Urged to Move to Renewable Energy

While the nation waits to see if the Clean Power Plan will survive court challenges, wildlife advocates say there’s no reason for states not to start complying with what it’s trying to do. The U.S. Supreme Court put the brakes on the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to cut carbon emissions, so states are, at...

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Tips for Choosing a Reputable Tax Preparer

February 12, 2016
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Tips for Choosing a Reputable Tax Preparer

Many Hoosier taxpayers rely on tax preparers to file their tax returns. Here are some helpful tips on choosing a tax preparer you can trust: Learn how much the preparer will charge before your return is prepared. Avoid preparers who base their fees on a percentage of the amount of your refund or who...

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Firewood Permits Available At Versailles State Park

February 11, 2016
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Firewood Permits Available At Versailles State Park

The public is invited to cut certain downed trees at Versailles State Park for firewood through May 13. Some trees that have died naturally and have been taken down by DNR staff or have blown down during storms will be available to cut and haul away for $10 per pickup truck load. The available...

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Sign up now for 2016 Reds Baseball & Softball Camps

February 11, 2016
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Sign up now for 2016 Reds Baseball & Softball Camps

Registration is now open for the official Cincinnati Reds baseball and softball camps, presented by UnitedHealthcare. For 2016, Reds Camps are offering 13 camps at various locations throughout Reds Country giving participants an exciting, fun-filled week of baseball they’ll never forget. 2016 Reds Baseball & Softball locations: • Cincinnati, Ohio – May 30–June 3...

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IU East Joins AASCU’s New Project to Re-Design Students’ First-Year College Experience

February 11, 2016
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IU East Joins AASCU’s New Project to Re-Design Students’ First-Year College Experience

Indiana University East is one of 44 participating higher education institutions in a new project that will focus on improving the first-year of college for underserved students. Launched February 1, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) project, “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” (RFY), is to ensure success for all students,...

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Free Cooking Fair Set for March 9

February 11, 2016
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Free Cooking Fair Set for March 9

On March 9, Margaret Mary’s dietitians are hosting a FREE community cooking fair, called Magic Meals, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Auditorium. Highlights of the event include: How to magically transform a master meal into three different dinners Receive healthy recipes with easy-to-fix, budget-friendly meals Enjoy delicious stations and...

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