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Indianapolis 500 Will See Fewer Race Fans This Year

With the Indy 500 just around the corner, racing officials predict the track will see the smallest crowd it has in a decade.

In fact, since last year’s race, thousands of seats available on Turn 3 have been eliminated, as well as several rows facing the front straightaway, diminishing the capacity at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway substantially – nearly 18,000 fewer seats.

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Mesker Park Zoo Fostering Rare Mexican Wolf Pups

The Evansville Zoo is now the new foster home to a couple of Mexican wolf pups.

Earlier last week, the extremely rare, male cubs were transported to Mesker Park Zoo, after being born under risky conditions in New York.

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Indiana Farmer Loses Patent Dispute With Monsanto

The elderly, Indiana farmer that had been going toe-to-toe in a patent dispute with agriculture-giant Monsanto has officially lost his battle.

In a ruling handed down today by Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, the verdict states that a farmer cannot reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without permission from the patent holder.

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Indiana Military Museum Plans Grand Opening At New Location

History enthusiasts will soon get to enjoy the Indiana Military Museum’s new location, as the facility is preparing for its grand opening at the end of the month.

According to a press release, the Indiana Military Museum will celebrate the completion of their move from outside of Vincennes to a new building in close proximity to downtown on May 31.

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Farm Animals Are Being Butchered Along the Indiana-Ohio Border

Indiana authorities say they are baffled as to what type of maniac is responsible for killing four sheep and mangling several others on farms along the Indiana-Ohio border.

Earlier this week, David and Brittany Kolb of Reilly Township found two of their horses and four of their sheep hacked up and stabbed, as well as four more sheep slaughtered to death on a stretch of pasture.

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What Are the Best Small Companies in Indiana?

There are some great places to work in Indiana; however, some are obviously better than others. So, in order to settle the score of who are the best employers in the state, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has released their list of the best companies to work for in the Hoosier workforce.

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Indiana University Re-Launches New Sex Recording App

Indiana University wants you to record your sex life, and now you can – with their free smartphone app.

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Tin Man Brewing Company to Get Congress Drunk on Indiana Beer

The Tin Man is running for Congress.

According to a press release, Tin Man Brewing Co. has been selected to take their robotic brews to Washington D.C. to be featured in this year’s Celebration of American Craft Beer event hosted by the Brewers Association. Only fifteen breweries across the nation were chosen to participate in this event on May 15.

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Miss Indiana Will Open Two EE’s Winery in Indiana

Beauty queens are like fine wines, but very few actually open wineries.

However, that is not stopping Miss Indiana, Emily Hart and her fiancé  Eric Harris from taking their hobby to the next level by opening up Two EE’s Winery. The couple says that the wine has been bottled, the labels have been given the thumbs-up, and the tasting room is finished. In fact, the only detail the two are waiting to wrap up before opening for business is getting the labels printed and slapped on the bottles.

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Evansville Comic Book Dealers Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

There may be evil lurching somewhere in the darkness, but there is nothing ghastly about free comic books.

Comic book stores across Evansville are gearing up for the 12th annual nationwide celebration happening this Saturday known as Free Comic Book Day. It’s the one day a year where publishers offer a wide variety of popular comic book titles, including ‘Batman’ and ‘The Incredible Hulk’ absolutely free.

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