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Indiana Excise Police Bust Hundreds Over the Weekend Across the State

Here’s to going to jail!

The Indiana State Excise Police say they were responsible for arresting nearly 370 people statewide over the past weekend due to alcohol and drug related crimes.

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Indiana Man Survives After Being Hit By Train Going 110 MPH

The chances of surviving a run in with  a train going over 100 miles per hour are probably not very good. However, one Indiana man has proved that in match between man versus locomotive, sometimes man makes it out alive.

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Indiana Task Force Works to Bring Down Child Pornography

While Indiana is best known for cornfields, basketball and Indy car racing, a state crime task force says it is also a breeding ground for twisted perversion.

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Indiana State Police Officer, Evansville Post, Arrested for Drunken, Pistol Escapade

An Indiana State Police officer, working out of the Evansville post, was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly went on a drunken tirade in a bar in Fishers, Indiana.

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Hoosier Foodie: Bacon Donuts at the Indiana State Fair

Here in Indiana, fair food is a huge part of the Hoosier diet - with the state’s mad science culinary vision and its you name it, we’ll deep fry it philosophy, you can never really tell, exactly, what sort of bizarre food you will find being served out of a mobile food cart. Take, for example, bacon donuts.

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50,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found In Southern Indiana Cave

What a bone-a-fide discovery.

Researchers say they have discovered the nearly intact skeleton of a 50,000-year-old animal with pig like features inside a Southern Indiana cave.

According to reports, crews from the Indiana State Museum found the remains of the creature earlier this week after digging in the Crawford County cave for over 25 years.

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Indiana Wants Public Body Prayers to Acknowledge Christianity

Indiana wants the U.S. Supreme Court to permit prayers that subscribe to specific religious affiliations to be recited prior to all public government assemblies. In an attempt to make this happen, the Indiana attorney general’s office signed a friend-of-the-court memo earlier last week asking the U.S. Supreme Court to exemplify public bodies that prefer to reference denominational alliances.

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New Report Finds Homeless Indiana Military Veterans on the Rise

The number of homeless Indiana military vets is on the rise, according to a new report.

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority says that recent data indicates the state has experienced a 12 percent growth in homeless veterans, bringing the total to almost 745. Unfortunately, this spike has happened despite the availability of subsidy and voucher programs.

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Indiana Offers New 4-H Foundation Specialty License Plates

Maybe four leaf clovers really are good luck.

The 4-H Foundation has finally been reinstated in Indiana’s Specialty License Plate program, after a judge ruled in their favor earlier last month. Because of this, starting on August 30th, Hoosiers will have the option of purchasing 4-H foundation specialty plates.

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Indiana Children Obesity Rates Remain Unchanged

While child obesity may be a heavy subject in Indiana, there is new data that suggests that the Hoosier “fat kid” isn't sliming down. However, the good news is he doesn't appear to be getting any heavier either.

According to research by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there has been a significant decrease of child obesity over the pat three years across 19 states, while 20 states, including Indiana, have simply stayed the same.

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