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DEA Takes Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs in Indiana

Hoosiers with unused prescription drugs lingering around in the old medicine cabinet will have an opportunity to dispose of those pharmaceuticals this Saturday at the Indiana State Police post.

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Several Dead – Over 100 Injuries Reported

Police are reporting that between 5 and 15 people are dead and 160 were injured after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, TX, just outside of Waco.

Firefighters were putting out a blaze at the plant when the explosion occurred at around 8PM

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Tracking Down Evansville/Newburgh Runners After Explosions at the Boston Marathon

In the wake of the tragedy that happened Monday afternoon at the Boston Marathon, we are looking for our local runners. Unfortunately, not everyone crossed the finish line so their whereabouts are unknown to us

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Indiana Department of Homeland Security Releases Phone Number for Hoosiers Having Difficulty Contacting Family in Boston

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement in regards to Hoosiers attempting to reach friends and family in Boston area in the wake of Monday's bombings.

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What’s the Red Equal Sign All Over Facebook?

Have you seen a red equal sign on friends' news feeds and profile pictures? In response to the Supreme Court's reviewing of gay marriage, the Human Rights Campaign is using the symbol to support legalization

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Rapper Gucci Mane Can’t Even Get Arrested in Evansville

Some artists are big in Japan; some cannot even get arrested in their hometown. However, if you are “zero-time” Grammy award winner Gucci Mane, it is your inability to get arrested in Evansville that could be an indication that you may need to fill out an employment application at McDonald's upon pulling into the next town.

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Las Vegas Strip Closed for 15 Hours Following Shooting That Ended in Fatal Fiery Car Crash

A shootout that ended in a car crash engulfed in flames on the Las Vegas strip closed down the main road where the incident left a cab driver, a passenger in the cab and a rapper dead, and four other people injured.

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An Asteroid Caused Dinosaur Extinction – Are Humans Next ?

Without the extinction of the dinosaurs, mammals, specifically humans, never could have risen to the top of the food chain because WE would have been the food for many of the (carnivorous) dinosaurs.  We can thank an asteroid for that.  Now another asteroid threatens to collide with Earth.  Are we to become extinct, too?

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US Postal Service Plans to Eliminate Saturday Mail

According to reports, the U.S. Postal Service plans to eliminate Saturday mail delivery in a brash attempt to trim nearly $2 billion of spending from the agency’s increasingly unstable budget.

Sources say that the agency is scheduled to make a formal announcement sometime on Wednesday and is expected to cease all Saturday mail

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Hostage Situation In Alabama Ends With Child Safe

 

The nearly week long hostage situation in Alabama involving a five-year-old boy has finally come to an end.

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