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October 24, 2014

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What’s Likely To Replace Indiana’s Energy Efficiency Program

Indiana's energy efficiency program is being eliminated, so lawmakers need to decide on an alternative next year.

October 23, 2014

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Kokomo Begins Curbside Recycling Without Trash Fees

After almost 14 years, Kokomo is getting curbside recycling again. The city’s mayor says the service shouldn’t cost residents anything.

October 15, 2014

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Northern Indiana Residents Will Appeal DNR Dam Repair Order

Residents of Hidden Hills in Miami County say the DNR's repair order would cost millions.

October 10, 2014

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Weekly Railway Reports To Come After Farmers’ Request

The Surface Transportation Board will release weekly reports about rail service issues amid requests from farmers eager to transport high grain yields.

October 10, 2014

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Energy Efficiency Recommendations Do Not Include Mandates

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has provided Gov. Pence recommendations for a framework lawmakers can use to develop an energy efficiency program.

October 7, 2014

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Indianaâs high-fenced deer hunting industry has been in the midst of a lawsuit for nearly a decade.

Study Committee Wants Decision On High-Fenced Deer Hunting

The Agriculture and Natural Resources study committee says the General Assembly needs to weigh in on the issue of high-fenced deer hunting preserves..

October 3, 2014

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Farm Bill Encourages Preservation Of Dwindling Farmland

The Farm Bill that went into effect this week includes millions of dollars to restore farmland, wetlands and grasslands.

October 3, 2014

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Indiana is the fifth largest pork producer in the United States.

USDA Report Indicates Higher Availability Of Pork

A new report shows pork production levels are higher than expected following a pig virus feared to take a heavy toll.

October 2, 2014

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Deer Advocates Propose Ban On Bow Hunting In City Limits

The group BANIDS has proposed an ordinance that would ban bow hunting within the city limits and place a two year delay on the deer sharpshoot at Griffy Lake.

October 1, 2014

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Study: Bats Mistake Wind Turbines For Trees Leading To Death

Videos using infrared imaging show bats attempting to roost on wind turbines much like they would a tree.

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