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With a dangerous heat wave arriving in to the Wabash Valley, the need for temporary housing is great, according to the head of a local social service agency. “The number of calls that we have had from the homeless trying to get off the street is mind-boggling,” Suzie Thompson, executive director of Reach Services, said Wednesday.

On the 275th birthday of Elbridge Gerry, nearly 75 people gathered in Arsenal Park in Indianapolis to denounce one of his lasting legacies, dividing up legislative districts for political gain, an action now known as gerrymandering.

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A Former 181st Intelligence Wing commander and long-time Racer was promoted to major general at a ceremony Tuesday at Indiana National Guard headquarters at Stout Field. With the promotion, Maj. Gen. Kip Clark will serve as the senior Air National Guard adviser to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. He will provide insight and advice on planning and integration of Air National Guard personnel within that command.

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The taxi driver taking me from Heathrow into the city asked me if I’d been to London before. When I told him it had been 20 years, he shook his head. “London has changed quite a bit since you were here last,” he said.

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It’s media day ... again. The annual summer rite of canned coach quotes, breakfast buffets and figuring out how to squeeze as many notepads, recorders and television cameras as possible into cramped hotel ballrooms.

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Boone County continues to face a significant drug abuse crisis, as do several other communities. Boone Circuit Judge Lori Schein is seeking to establish a problem solving court to reunite families and reduce trauma to children removed from their homes and families.

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Family and friends knew she was missing and something was wrong but couldn’t convince police. After two weeks and repeated police visits to her apartment, Mona’s body was found inside.

Fatal crashes pose questions of fault and criminal culpability

The people of west-central Indiana had good reason to wince when they heard about this story.

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With the 2020 U.S. Census just eight months away, the Vigo County Board of Commissioners intends to form a special committee charged with finding ways to encourage county residents to participate in the national count done every decade

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Since the city of Anderson started the Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program, local residents have landed jobs paying more than $900,000 annually.

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One of our most common oak species in central Indiana is relatively poorly known and often misidentified. The Shumard oak (Quercus shumardii) is a large species in the red oak group named for Benjamin Franklin Shumard (1820-1869), state geologist of Texas.

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Masako N. Santos, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Silvercrest Nursing Home at the age of 89. Masako was born in Okinawa, Japan and endured many hardships in her young life including protecting her younger siblings during the occupation of Okinawa by…

Lester C. Bottorff Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Westminster Village. He was retired from Colgate. Lester was a member of CCCC, VFW, American Legion, Moose Lodge, FOE. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Lester served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korea…

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