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2 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Artwork obscured after Lafayette police complaints

An artwork depicting a police officer in riot gear that faced a central Indiana police station has been obscured after it drew complaints.

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5 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Southern Indiana hospital has full power back

A southern Indiana hospital has resumed normal operations after having to rely on generators for a day because of an electrical breakdown.

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6 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Kokomo mayor arrested for contempt of court

What do you think of this? A man was caught on camera kicking a dog in an elevator at a hotel in Vancouver.

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10 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

The dangers of bounty hunting in Indiana

Three men went to Gary Helman's home last night in Kosciusko County...and they had the state's blessing to bring him in.

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Related Topix: Kosciusko County, IN, St Joseph County, IN, Elkhart County, IN, Cromwell, IN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Tribune

Settlement reached in Nashville shocking case

The southern Indiana tourist town of Nashville has reached a settlement with a Michigan man who accused a deputy marshal of shocking him with a Taser gun while he was having a seizure.

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Daily Journal

Democrat: Indiana Statehouse lacks ethics

Democratic candidate for auditor Mike Claytor motioned to the Statehouse Tuesday and said ethics "left the building", as he ran down a list of high-profile investigations that have resulted in little if any punishment.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government, Healthcare Law, Law

KTVN Reno

MLB denies Rays' weekend protest in Toronto

Divers recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children who apparently drowned in a popular lake west of Portland on Tuesday, a day after finding another family member - a 3-year-old grandson -... Divers recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children who apparently drowned in a popular lake west of Portland on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors, Jerry Brown, Paul LePage

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Indiana dad charged in beating death of 4-year-old son

An Indianapolis man has been charged with murder after he admitted to repeatedly beating his 4-year-old son, leading to his death over the weekend.

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Daily Reporter

Car strikes New Jersey pair in N. Indiana; 1 dead

Police say one of two people from New Jersey struck by a car in northern Indiana has died from his injuries.

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The Republic

Travel into Indiana's past on bicentennial train

A new traveling exhibit will make its first stop by rail in Columbus next month leading up to Indiana's 200th birthday in 2016.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Bartholomew County, IN, Family, Kids, Bargersville, IN

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Couples lined up outside a federal courtroom in Chicago as early as 3 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2014.

The legal skirmish over same-sex marriage shifted Tuesday to a federal appeals court in Chicago, where nearly 200 people lined up hoping to hear arguments in a case challenging gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Mechanical elephant to get new life in Indiana

When Donnie Gould , president of Auctions America, asked local auto restorer Tom Davis last fall if he wanted to "work on an elephant," Davis laughed and thought it must be a large bus or oversized vehicle.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Indiana, Wisconsin couples in gay marriage case

The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Ovarian Cancer, Health

NewsOK.com

New solar park in Richmond begins generating power

Indiana Municipal Power Agency says the eight-acre solar farm on the grounds of Richmond Power and Light contains about 4,000 solar panels.

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Triple Pundit

Big 'Beyond Coal' Victory for Indianapolis Grassroots Coalition

Persistence and grassroots political activism finally won out in Indianapolis recently: On August 15, Indianapolis Power & Light announced it will stop burning coal at its 1,094-megawatt Harding Street power plant - the only coal-fired power plant remaining within the limits of a major Midwestern city - and switch to natural gas-fired electricity ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand

State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Journal and Courier

Bangert: The waiting on Indiana's marriage lawBangert: The waiting on ...

Bangert: The waiting on Indiana's marriage law There were 33 same-sex marriage licenses in Tippecanoe Co.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Lafayette, IN, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tippecanoe County, IN, Opinion

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana couples rally in Chicago in advance of same-sex marriage decision

Supporters of same-sex marriage in Indiana are in Chicago to prepare for a showdown Tuesday in a federal appeals court.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Palladium-Item

Advanced EMTs in short supply in Indiana

Advanced EMTs in short supply in Indiana Fewer than half of the workers who took a new, tougher advanced EMT test passed it.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government, Wayne County, IN

Insurance Journal West

Torrential Rains Bring Floods, Fires to Indiana

Residents in central and northern Indiana battled fire and water after torrential rains overnight caused widespread flooding on Aug. 22. Firefighters in northeastern Indiana were cut off from a blaze at an auto repair shop by three to five feet of water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Blackford County, IN, Hartford City, IN

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