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January 22, 2016

 

weather map

Weekend Wintry Weather Will Largely Stay South

Southern Indiana and central Kentucky are facing a significant winter storm this weekend; Central Indiana will only see a dusting.

January 19, 2016

 

The amendment would have barred people from hunting wild sheep and goats

Amendment To High-Fenced Hunting Bill Defeated In Senate

Environmental and animal rights groups have significant issues with the bill and proposed an amendment that would bar people from hunting wild sheep and goats.

January 19, 2016

 

turkeys

Avian Flu Ignites Concerns For Dubois County Businesses

Although health officials are saying food is safe to eat, Dubois County business owner Jennifer Schuetter is concerned her restaurant will be affected.

January 19, 2016

 

Above the round domes of the telescopes, three of the planets in our Solar System — Jupiter (top), Venus (lower left), and Mercury (lower right) — were aligned in May, 2013.

Five-Planet Alignment Visible For First Time Since 2005

The rare alignment of Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and Mercury means this spring should make for exceptional stargazing.

January 15, 2016

 

Robert Lovell

Cities Struggle To Keep Up With Unfunded Water Mandates

One small Indiana city almost lost control of its water utility, but the state is revising certification tests to help other cities facing the same fate.

January 15, 2016

 

otters

River Otter Being Trapped In State For First Time Since 1921

For the first time since 1921, the trapping of river otters has been regulated in the state of Indiana.

January 15, 2016

 

bird flu

USDA Confirms Case Of Avian Flu In Southern Indiana

The case is the first to be confirmed since June 2015.

January 15, 2016

 

the Duke Energy coal gasification plant in Edwardsport

Duke Energy Edwardsport Plant Settlement Expanded

Duke Energy agrees not to charge customers for $87.5 million of the operating costs of the Edwardsport plant, $2.5 million more than the original agreement.

January 15, 2016

 

Red Cross

Indiana Aid Workers Helping With Water Emergency In Michigan

Flint is under a state of emergency because of lead contamination in its water supply.

January 14, 2016

 

Lion

Deadly Outbreak At Exotic Feline Rescue Center Over

Canine distemper is almost always fatal among exotic felines.

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